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Friday, February 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Can The Internet Save Women?

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Through social media, women around the world are using their voice to stand up for themselves. From #Bringbackourgirls to #metoo, do these hashtags drive awareness or are they noise? What impact does the internet have on social issues like gender inequality?

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Aderonke Adeola

Writer/Producer, Awani
Aderonke Adeola is the writer, director and producer. She is a freelance writer for the Guardian and Thisday, her writing covers art, culture, interviews and gender. As a filmmaker, she has worked on projects for RedTV and worked on the award winning film Half of a Yellow Sun. She... Read More →
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Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji

CEO, Rise Networks
Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, named by Forbes as one of the 20 most Powerful Young Women in Africa is a Social Entrepreneur whose work is at the Intersection of Entrepreneurship, Youth Education/Development and Public Leadership. She is the Founder / CEO of RISE NETWORKS, Nigeria’s leading... Read More →
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Aisha Augie Kuta

Special Adviser Digital Communications, Ministry of Finance-BNP
Aisha Augie-Kuta is an award winning photographer and Media Consultant. She is the current Special Adviser (Digital Communications Strategy) to the Federal Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning. Prior to this, she was the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Kebbi... Read More →
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Affiong Williams

Founder/CEO, Reel Fruit
Reel Fruit
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jewel marie bush

National Director of Communications, GirlTrek
jewel bush is an award-winning journalist and communications strategist with more than 18 years of experience. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Times-Picayune, The (Houma) Courier, Uptown Messenger and Next City. She has won numerous awards including distinctions... Read More →

Friday February 8, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CET
Experience Stage