• Founding Women

    A book spotlighting African female tech role models to inspire the next generation

  • About

    Founding Women is a book spotlighting African Female founders who are building technology businesses across Africa and the Diaspora.

    Our goal is to highlight role models to inspire young African women to fulfil their potential as innovators & tech leaders


    We will be interviewing amazing trailblazers such as Rebecca Enonchong - CEO of AppsTech ( Forbes 10 Female Tech Founders To Watch In Africa ) and Hilda Moraa - Founder & CEO of Pezesha ( She previously founded Weza Tele, the first African tech startup to successfully exit when it was acquired by Jumo.World in 2015) as well as other established and upcoming founders working in energy, health, software and fintech.


    SUPPORT OUR CROWDFUND to become part of inspiring young women across Africa and the rest of the world to see themselves as future tech leaders. Furthermore, proceeds from the book will go towards our entrepreneurship accelerator equipping young female founders to kick-start their businesses.




    Some of the inspiring African female tech founders we'll be interviewing!

    Rebecca Enonchong (US/Cameroon)

    Founder & CEO - AppsTech

    Temie Giwa - Tubosun (Nigeria)

    Founder & CEO - LifeBank Nigeria

    Hilda Moraa (Kenya)

    Founder & CEO - Pezesha

    Jessica O. Matthews (US/Nigeria)

    Founder & CEO - Uncharted Play

    Odunoluwa Longe (Nigeria)

    Co-Founder DIYLaw.ng

    Ethel Cofie (Ghana)

    Founder & Director - Edel Technology

    Rachel Sibande

    Founder & CEO - mHub Malawi

    Nneile Nkholise (South Africa)

    Founder iMed Tech

    Lucia Wamala (Uganda)

    Founder & CEO Bakulu Power

    Evelyn Namara (Uganda)

    Founder & CTO - !NNOVATE

    Farida Bedwei (Ghana)

    Co-Founder & CTO Logiciel

    Bayo Adelaja (UK/Nigeria)

    Founder - Do it Now Now (DiNN)

    Lilian Makoi (Tanzania)

    Founder - Jamii (bimaAFYA)

    Barbara Mallinson (South Africa)

    Founder & CEO - Obami

    Leila Sekla (UK/Uganda)

    Founder- NoScrunchie

    Ivy Barley (Ghana)

    Co-Founder - Developers In Vogue

    Grace Olugbodi (UK/Nigeria)

    Founder- Easy Maths Skills

    Desiree Joule-Adam

    Co-Founder- iProtégé

    Gaelle Matondo

    Founder & CEO at Birds of Afrika

    Aline Saraiva Okello

    Co-Founder HarvestRainWater App

    Jumoke Dada

    Founder - Tech Women Network

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