The Almas Jiwani Foundation addresses digital financial inclusion, humanitarian response, and agriculture technologies at the ICT4D Conference in Lusaka, Zambia - News Summed Up

The Almas Jiwani Foundation addresses digital financial inclusion, humanitarian response, and agriculture technologies at the ICT4D Conference in Lusaka, Zambia


LUSAKA, Zambia, May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Almas Jiwani Foundation, represented by its CEO, Almas Jiwani, delivered a keynote address titled Empowering Women in Technology and ICT4D, specially in Africa at the 10th annual ICT4D Conference, at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, Zambia. In the address, Ms. Jiwani stressed the importance of empowering women in technology, touching on three main areas of focus in Africa, namely the digital financial inclusion of women, humanitarian response, and the importance of women in the agriculture sector. Commenting on the Conference, the Vice President for Overseas Operations at the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Michele Broemmelsiek, said: “We are grateful for Almas Jiwani’s participation in the ICT4D Conference this year. In so much of our work, ICT4D plays a vital role in women’s empowerment and in strengthening their roles in the community. CONTACT INFORMATIONAlmas Jiwani FoundationNaline Rampersan, VP, Public RelationsBasel Ismaiel, Director of Strategy(613) 234-8252info@almasjiwanifoundation.orgwww.almasjiwanifoundation.orgPhotos accompanying this announcement are available at:https://ibb.co/mDQg8yhttps://ibb.co/jG318y


Source: Ethiopian News May 15, 2018 13:52 UTC


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