African Changemaker

Agnes Gathaiya

Agnes is a trailblazing technology leader, currently serving as Google’s Country Director in Eastern Africa.

In this role, she is responsible for driving growth and expanding Google’s digital footprint across the African continent. With over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, Agnes is a respected thought leader and advocate for diversity and inclusion, particularly in STEM education and entrepreneurship.

She is also a strong supporter of initiatives that empower women and girls in tech and has played a vital role in advancing Google’s Women Will program in Africa. Agnes is widely regarded as a trailblazing leader in the African tech community and has been recognized for her contributions to the industry through numerous awards and accolades.


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