Horore Bell Bebga

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Horore is an IT professional with more than five years’ experience as an entrepreneur in technology and a key actor in digital transformation, start-up ecosystems and advocating for gender equality in the tech industry in Cameroon and Central Africa. She is the founder and CEO of Likalo Education (https://likalolearningcenter.com), an education and technology company based in Cameroon which offers innovative courses to teach STEM with hand-on practices in school. It also designs education programs and activities to teach STEM for underserved schools for specialist and generalist teachers alike, enabling students to conduct experiments, solve problems and design prototypes. Its curricula and education kits help them build skills and dispositions that make them value creators and hence employable in the emerging economy. In the past two years, we have reached more than 2 000 kids in Cameroon through online and offline activities. Horore is also the founder and president of African Women in Tech Startups (www.africanwits.org), a non-profit organization and leading tech hub for women and girls since 2016. Africanwits aims to boost female leadership in the innovation economy and equip women and girls with digital skills and technology entrepreneurship skills. In five years, they have reached over 5 000 women in Cameroon and throughout Africa. In 2020, the Africanwits team won the “Grand Prix CEMAC” of the TEG CAMPUS virtual hackathon. In 2020, Horore was selected by the Ministry of Post and Telecommunication in Cameroon as a member of the jury for the second edition of ICT Innovation Week. She was also selected among the 54 women for the WIA54 initiative of WOMEN IN AFRICA; and among the 17 women in the Africa for the Lead Tech continental incubation programme.

In 2018 Horore received a Pan-African CEO Award as the Country Winner for Central Africa in the ICT sector of CEO Global’s Most Influential Women in Business & Government in recognition of her achievements.

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