African Changemaker

Barbara Mutabazi

Barbara is a Ugandan entrepreneur and tech leader passionate about promoting gender equality in tech.

She is the Founder of Women In Technology Uganda (WITU) and a leading figure in the African tech ecosystem. WITU provides young women and girls in Uganda from underserved communities with practical skills, tools, and work opportunities to become innovative technologists, leaders, and entrepreneurs equally participating in and influencing African economies.

 

Through WITU, Barbara is empowering women and girls to participate in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by providing mentorship, training, and networking opportunities. She has also founded other initiatives, such as Hive Colab, a technology hub in Kampala that supports tech startups in the region. Barbara’s contributions to the tech industry in Uganda and beyond have been truly inspiring. She has been recognized as one of the leading young entrepreneurs in Africa and has received numerous awards for her work in promoting gender equality in tech

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