Anie Akpe is Teaching African Women Tech Skills to Build a Future

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Blockchain, Education, Empowerment, equality, gender equality, Publisher Channel, Technology, womensempowerment by Blessing Enofe

Anie Akpe is the Founder of African Women in Tech. With her banking background and an avid interest in technology, Anie developed a programmatic approach to helping women learn basic tech skills.

She advanced what was evolving into African Women in Tech from her US-based boundaries to several African countries, partnering with universities, secondary schools, and other community stakeholders.

She spoke with Frontrunners Development President, Mary Kurek, about her journey from mortgage banker to tech educator and her vision for African women.

Meet Anie Akpe

Anie Akpe’s Bio

Anie Akpe

Anie Akpe

Anie Akpe is a business professional and entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry where she grew and managed a $1.5 Billion Portfolio.

Akpe is a highly active member of the board of directors for various organizations — highlighting her advocacy for entrepreneurship, tech, culture, and community.

Akpe is the Co-Founder of Summertime Dao, a Defi Lending Protocol and also the Founder of African Women In Tech (AWIT), an Africa-based organization helping girls and women with education and mentorship within technology, as well as UX Diaspora, a unique community of people of color who are digitally migrating to educate, connect and inspire one another all over the world.

Anie Akpe’s Contact

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Mary Kurek

President, Frontrunners Development, Inc.
Global Business Developer for Frontrunner Partnerships (UN SDG #17)

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