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Africa Club Speaker Series - Juliet Ehimuan

by Africa Club

Speaker Event Entrepreneurship Tech

Fri, Feb 26, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (GMT+0)

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Your Africa Club in collaboration with the Tech and Media club is delighted to invite you to the fifth session of our Africa Club Speaker Series where we will be hosting Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Country Director for Google Nigeria.

Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor is a Nigerian technology expert and entrepreneur. She was named by Forbes as one of the top 20 “Power Women in Africa” and by London Business School as one the people changing the world; and featured in the BBC Africa Power Women series, and on CNN Innovate Africa. She is also founder of Beyond Limits Africa Initiative (2017), a leading mentorship and leadership development platform committed to empowering young professionals and entrepreneurs. She is the author of “30 Days of Excellence”, a guide in leadership and transformation. Prior to Google, she held various positions at Shell and Microsoft UK, and even founded her own business, Strategic Insight Consulting Ltd.

Under her leadership, the Google team has made a significant impact on local content development, infrastructure deployment, and digital capacity building. Recent Google investments in Africa include commitment to provide free digital skills training to 10 million youth in Africa, an Africa Scholarships program for current and aspiring developers; support for technology start-ups in Africa through a launchpad Accelerator program; and a Google Impact Challenge providing $20Million in funding to non-profits advancing the course of education and economic prosperity in Africa.

Juliet holds an Executive MBA from the London Business School, a Postgraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge; and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. She is a recipient of the London Business School Global Women’s Scholarship, and at Cambridge University was awarded Selwyn College Scholar and Malaysian Commonwealth Scholar. She is a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society.

She was awarded IT Personality of the Year in 2012 by the Nigeria Computer Society, Digital Personality of the year 2016 by Marketing World; and received a 2015 Titans of Technology award from Technology Africa.

The interview will include a Q&A opportunity at the end for audience members. We look forward to seeing you. Please join us on the 26th of February from 1PM-2PM UK Time.