Shortlist 2023
Marie-Reine Seshie
from Ghana

Kola Market Inc., a product that drives sustained growth for Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), especially female owned SMEs in Ghana and beyond

Elizabeth Mwangi
from Kenya

Gwiji for Women, connecting cleaners living in the slums of Nairobi with their clients

Folake Owodunni
from Nigeria

Emergency Response Africa, network of First Responders, emergency vehicles, and hospitals, and connecting people in urgent need to help using technology

Marisa Paramita
from Indonesia

Ibu Punya Mimpi, webplatform with online education and job opportunities for mothers in Indonesia and beyond

Carol Kakooza
from Uganda

aXiom Zorn Foundation, connecting farmers with business and financial services in Uganda

Karina Ojanguren Carreira
from Argentina

Humana Digital Health, virtual family doctor

Lauren Yen
from USA

Frontida Records, customizable health applications to empower underserved clinics

Princess Oti
from Nigeria

Kaoshi Network, a marketplace to connect Africans at home and abroad to enable them to meet their financial obligations

Adila Shaukat
from Pakistan

Shemote, a project supporting women working from home with training and consultancy

Aira Mongush
from Tyva (Russia)

Mathshub, edtech project with free fundamental programming and data analysis skills for everyone, as well as personalized career programs

Hira Saeed
from Pakistan

CaterpillHERs, edtech project with training and job marketplace

Faiza Yousuf
from Pakistan

CaterpillHERs, edtech project with training and job marketplace

Cynthia Asije
from Nigeria

Craftmerce Inc, marketplace that connects small and medium-sized producers and artisans from Africa with retailers and business owners from Europe and North America

Sonal Majeethia
from India

Kadamb Inclusive Learning Tools, web platform that provides comprehensive guides with a focus on enabling students with learning disabilities to study independently

Iva Gumnishka
from Bulgaria

Humans in the Loop, data annotation services for computer vision

Loide Dawid
from Namibia

K-12EdTech.Inc, the app that enables education in the metaverse

Ifedayo Durosinmi-Etti
from Nigeria

Herconomy Limited, community empowering women to be financially independent

Monsurah Alli-Oluwafuyi
from Nigeria

HERRYDE, ride-hailing where women drive women

Anna Ngwenyi Mafor
from Cameroon

GreenAgain, that increases farmers’ crop productivity by diagnosing diseases in plants that are difficult to diagnose physically or manually

Olapeju Umah
from Nigeria

MyFoodAngels, a marketplace connecting farmers and consumers

Ifeoma Nwobu
from Nigeria

Sendstack, digital logistics infrastructure for businesses in Africa

Anggaris Anggia (Ghea) Cininta P
from Indonesia

GenEd, education-based solution focusing on empowering educators

Namya Mahajan
from India

Rocket Learning, digital teacher-parent communities