African Changemaker

Anna Ekeledo

Anna is an African tech leader passionate about leveraging technology for social impact to create social and economic opportunities for all!

She is the Executive Director of AfriLabs, a network organization that supports 400 innovation centres across 52 African countries. Under Anna’s leadership, AfriLabs has become a leading voice for the African tech ecosystem, promoting innovation, collaboration, and entrepreneurship across the continent.

Anna is also a member of the Advisory Council for the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community and a member of the Global Future Council on Platforms and Systems at the World Economic Forum. Anna’s dedication to empowering African innovators has earned her global recognition, including being named one of Choiseul Africa’s 2020 laureates by the Institute Choiseul.

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