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Top African Female Innovators

Afriса iѕ in the рrосеѕѕ оf evolving from аn еmеrging есоnоmу tо a middlе class mаrkеt economy. Fоr thiѕ tо hарреn, Afriса must hаvе сrеаtivе and innovative entrepreneurs to build Afriса’ѕ есоnоmу. Crеаtivitу is thе finding оf a ѕоlutiоn tо a рrоblеm thаt was fоrmеrlу, ѕееminglу unаttаinаblе. To mаkе Afriса intо a thriving, market есоnоmу would seem to bе аn inѕurmоuntаblе task. Creative and innоvаtivе еntrерrеnеurѕ thаt сrеаtе lеgitimаtе jоbѕ саn do this. Let’s think about creativity аnd hоw it creates innоvаtivе реорlе. Crеаtivitу iѕ important because it dеmаndѕ innоvаtivе people. Innоvаtivе реорlе hаvе thе аbilitу tо connect a group оf different things, diffеrеnt grоuрѕ оf infоrmаtiоn, and thеn place thiѕ information intо a lоgiсаl, undеrѕtаndаblе whоlе. Women are performing excellently in Africa when it comes to innovation and therefore many African women have been appreciated for their immense contribution to the Africa’s economy.

Temi Giwa Tubosun

Temie Giwa
By Igwatala – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=54650234

She is the brain behind the success of LifeBank Nigeria. The resourceful woman has contributed immensely to the digital delivery of blood and other highly valued medial materials to health centers across Nigeria. This has helped improved public health in the country as patients can now access life-saving input prior to their arrival at any Nigerian hospital. This innovation kick-started in 2016 and has promised to extend across the whole world.

Esther Karwera

Esther Karwera

 Uganda born businesswoman, Ester Karwera has helped farmers with her newly innovated software that exposed farmers produce to the agribusiness world. The software had provided the all needed digital value base to all Ugandan commercial farmers. The innovative idea by this brainiac has extended to not less than 42,000 farmers across the country. Akorion is certainly the starting point for this forward looking woman. She plans to break into the African agribusiness to help farmers across the whole of Africa.

Darlene Menzies

Darlene Menzies
Darlene Menzies

Darlene is a South African innovator that took time to develop  financial stability for the SMEs and start-ups in South Africa. She tagged her model, FinFind. FinFind has being able to improve the businesses of SMEs across South Africa and entrepreneurs can now be assured that they can get a financial solution to their innovative business idea. Certainly, business innovative is a paramount part of SMEs, however, capital is the source of all businesses without which, the idea is nothing. Therefore Darlene is giving her all to improve and bring to reality the ideas of entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs.

Charity Wanjiku

Charity Wanjiku

– Kenyans would never play with that name. Charity tapped from the strength of her name to stretch her charitable hands – through her inexhaustible innovative ideas – to her country, Kenya. Strauss Energy Limited was single-handedly hand-crafted by this resourceful woman and has since inception provided an alternative source electricity to the people of Kenya. She has been able to successfully cut the electricity bill of Kenya by a whopping 30% and also ensure that the general populace is able to access 24 hours uninterrupted electricity.

Aisha Pandor

Aisha Pandor

– The energetic woman has helped her country, South Africa deal with unemployment by offering 3,000 domestic cleaners employment opportunity since inception in 2014. Backed by Silicon Valley, SweepSouth has excellently attracted more youth in South Africa has her model was able to successfully elevate the financial status and the prejudice against cleaners. Sure, South Africa is immensely grateful for the unending contribution of this ever-active, patriotic woman.

Many thing innovation is a thing of the men, however, when you see how successful women has being in the world of innovation, you won’t think twice before you nullify the idea. There is more on the list but it’ll be ideal to leave it at that.

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