Estelle akOFIO

Estelle Akofio-Sowah is Google?s Country Manager for Ghana. Currently a Fellow at African Leadership Initiative West Africa (ALIWA), her pledge is to increase Internet penetration in Ghana by more than 10%. Before heading Google in Ghana Estelle was Managing Director at BusyInternet.

She was also a manager at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, and project manager of the National Poverty Reduction Program at ProNet, the local NGO partner to WaterAid UK. Under Estelle?s leadership at Google, Innovation Ghana was launched this year to get Ghanaians to appreciate the use of the internet, and its impact on the local economy. She believes that

??the internet is a tremendous, undisputed force for economic growth and social change.? And that innovators can ??solve the problems of today, using technology and the Internet.?

For making power moves in Technology and showing us that it can be ?cool? for girls too, we salute #GoWoman Estelle Akofio-Sowah.

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