Amanda Gicharu

Amanda Gicharu

2016 Winner of the Change Agent ABIE Award
Sponsored by Google
Amanda Gicharu is a native of Kenya and the co-founder of Tech Republic Africa, a startup that creates premier technology education experiences for African youth aged 7 - 19, to increase capacity, engagement and innovation within the STEAM fields.

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Mai Abualkas Temraz

2015 Winner of the Change Agent ABIE Award
Mai is the Mentorship & Women’s Inclusivity Program Coordinator at Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG), Gaza's first startup accelerator and co-working hub. She is the first Palestinian female licensed amateur radio operator.

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Maria working at her computer

María Celeste Medina

2015 Winner of the Change Agent ABIE Award
María Celeste Medina is the co-founder of Ada IT, a software development and software testing startup based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, focused on generating job opportunities for women.

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Barbara Birungi

2014 Winner of the Grace Hopper Celebration Change Agent ABIE Award
Barbara won the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration Change Agent ABIE Award for her work in Uganda. She founded Women in Technology Uganda to increase women's participation in tech.

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