JFD has become in 8 years an essential international meeting to celebrate innovation for women and highlight role models. With a successful 1st edition of the JFD Africa in 2019, in Dakar, Senegal, we have drawn attention to digital actresses who are changing the world.
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JFD, a business accelerator between Europe and Africa.
Discovering the ecosystem at the forefront of entrepreneurship and technological innovation in Dakar
Dive into the heart of Dakar’s digital ecosystem through our Learning Expedition to discover the actors, incubators, investors and business accelerators that help boost entrepreneurship and innovation in Senegal.
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“We are honored that the Senegalese capital has been chosen for the launch of the internationalization of Digital Women’s Day in Africa. Our country has strong ambitions in strengthening, developing ICT and creating a sustainable digital economy, which we support through many initiatives like the project: “Dakar Digital City”. »
Soham EL WARDINI,Mayor of Dakar.
It is thanks to the strength of the collective, both locally and internationally that we will reveal the challenges of better representation of women in digital. We are part of a global dynamic by connecting African and European digital women.
The theme of the 2nd edition of the JFD Africa is “Beyond”. We are committed to creativity in the service of a society where digital technology demonstrates through its accessibility the infinite extent of its possibilities.
The day’s program will revolve around 3 axes:
Change: Education, Training, Responsible and Sustainable Economy
Innovation: IoT, AI, deeptech, robotization, collaboration between large groups / startups
Accessibility: Inclusion, digital divide and electronic engineering, access to funding
1st edition JFD Africa
Over 700 participants
50 leading tech speakers in Africa and Europe
100 accredited journalists
200 press reports
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Margaret Africa 2019
Les Margaret Award was awarded to the two Cameroonian women, Arielle Kitio and Rebecca Enonchong. The former trains the next young digital leaders, while the latter founded and directs one of the world’s leading providers of business application solutions.