Dakar, senegal

Discover the highlights of the first African edition in video

Relive this 1st African edition in pictures



Doors will open at 8:30 am


Networking coffee
09:00 - 09:30

Introduction Women: World Changers
09:45 - 09:50
Delphine Remy-Boutang - the Bureau

Welcome Speech
09:50 - 09:55
Daniel Karbownik - AccorHotels
Rose N'Diaye - Pullman Dakar Teranga

Women committed
09:55 - 10:00
Anne Rigail - Air France
Marie-Christine Saragosse - France Médias Monde

Women create bonds

10:00 - 10:15
Karim Sy - Digital Africa
The strength of a solid ecosystem and network is crucial in societies in the booming digital transformation.

Women have the power to change the world

10:15 - 10:30
Soham El Wardini - Mayor of Dakar
Delphine Remy-Boutang - the Bureau
Female leadership or new leadership. How to change the perceptions. It is not yet accustomed to seeing women in power...

Women democratize the digital

10:30 - 10:45
Diana Brondel - Xaalys
Korédé Odjo-Bella - Lagardére Côte d'Ivoire
Nafissatou Tine - Sunulex
Today accessibility is necessary to make society more inclusive.

Women are key players
in their expansion

10:45 - 11:00
Dounia Ben Mohamed - Africa News Agency

Women undertake for a better world

11-00 - 11:15
Raodath Aminou - Optimiam
Dienaba Ndiaye - ONU Femmes Senegal
Undertaking is the best way to impact one's life, one's environment, one's society, indeed, the world.

Women create tomorrow's jobs

11:15 - 11:30
Virginie Dias-Tagnon - L'Oréal
Sinatou Saka - RFI
Salwa Toko - Conseil National du Numérique
Digitizing and supporting women will definitely make emerge more female talent.

Women form the major challenges of tomorrow

11:30 - 11:45
Edith Brou - Africa Contents Group / Africa Women 4 Tech
Rufina Dabo Sarr - AFSTech
Strengthening the representation of women in the Tech requires mandatory awareness and training.

Women imagine tomorrow's world

11:45 - 12:00
Nafissatou Diouf - Winner of the Startupper Challenge Senegal
Momar Nguer - Total
Total supports ideas and projects that aim to solve inequalities, to find positive solutions to societal problems. After the success of the first edition in 34 countries in Africa, Total extended the Challenge to 55 countries worldwide. Meet the Senegalese laureate on stage with Momar Nguer, President of Total's Marketing & Services branch.

Networking Lunch
12:00 - 14:00


Women drive the world forward

14:00 - 14:15
Kany Ndiaye - Sopra Banking
Florent Youzan - Société Générale
Digital brings economic transformations and new financing methods to change our societies.

Women invest in the future

14:15 - 14:30
Louise Cord - World Bank
Ange Frederick Balma - Lifi Led

Innovation serving human to develop solutions with strong social impact and fight against inequalities.

Women talk business

14:30 - 14:45
Yacine Barro Bourgault - Microsoft MEA
Afua Osei - She Leads Africa
Marjorie Paillon - France 24
Turnover, competitiveness, growth, entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship ... they speak without taboo.

Women are at the heart of the tech ecosystem

14:45 - 15:00
Bitilokho Ndiaye - Festic
Rokhaya Solange Ndir - Orange Sonatel
Discovering an ecosystem of avant-garde talent and innovative initiatives.

Women innovate for a safer world

15:00 - 15:15
Narech Houessou - Kea Medicals
Diariata N'Diaye - App-Elles
Fatimata Wane - France 24
How digital technologies bring health and safety solutions.

Women youth training

15:15 - 15:30
Mohamed Benhouman - IBM
Training at the heart of all debates: IBM Digital Nation Africa, or how digital solutions become within everyone's reach

Women write their own paths

15:30 - 15:45
Ivonne Gonzalez - Noircir Wikipédia
Camelia Leclercq - Primature Gabon
Sinatou Saka - RFI & France 24
The figures of the shadow must pass in the light to make want more women to excel, for a better representation of women.

Women act for an inclusive digital society

15:45 - 16:00
Laure Daynié - Air France Senegal
Fatoumata Niang Niox - Jokkolabs
Mounia Tokpanou - Air France Senegal
The strength of the network and connections: having wings and weaving one's web.

Women inspire us

16:00 - 16:15
Rebecca Enonchong - AppsTech
Babacar Kane - IBM
Arielle Kitio - Caysti
Ndèye Tické Ndiaye Diop - Ministre de l'Economie Numérique et des Télécommunications Sénégal
Focus on the winners of the #lesMargaret Award, digital women who excel in their field and make Africa shine worldwide.

Women teaching how to code

16:15 - 16:25
Arielle Kitio - AppsTech
Focus on the winners of the #lesMargaret Award, digital women who excel in their field and make Africa shine worldwide.

Closing Speech
16:25 - 16:30
Delphine Remy-Boutang - the bureau

Closing Show
16:30 - 16:40

Discover Dakar's tech ecosystem on June 14th with the #JFDLearnEx in partnership with Orange-Sonatel

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Offshoring on the Digital Woman's Day, the program "7 Milliards de Voisins", presented by Emmanuelle Bastide, RFI journalist.

The show will be broadcast on Friday, June 14th will be devoted to the day of the Digital Women’s Day with a special tray composed of stakeholders of the event, which will be recorded on June 13th at Pullman Dakar Teranga.
A second broadcast will be recorded in public on June 14th at the University of Thiès (Senegal), where digital is at the center of all training centers. An orientation led by Ramatoulaye Diagne Mbengue, the first woman rector of Senegal, who hosted on April 25th, the 8th edition of the International Day of Girls in the IT sector. 


L'équipe de l'émission Tech 24 sur France 24 accompagne La Journée de la Femme Digitale en Afrique du 13 au 14 juin à Dakar.

Tech 24 on France 24's team will take part in the Digital Women's Day from June 13 to 14 in Dakar.

Julia Sieger produces and presents Tech 24 in English
(+60 million weekly viewers).

Each week Marjorie Paillon decrypts the latest trends and the impact
of the high-tech planet on Tech 24 in French.


Edith BROU

African Contents Group

Ousmane GUEYE

iRadio Groupe e-Media

Senior Consultant in Communication and Strategy
Parole Publique

Fatimata WANE
Journalist Africa

France 24

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