Farida Bedwei is a Ghanaian software engineer, tech entrepreneur, and disability rights advocate.
Despite her physical challenges, Bedwei developed a passion
for technology and pursued her education in computer science at the University
of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
After completing her studies, she embarked on a successful
career in the technology industry. Bedwei is known
for her significant contributions to Ghana’s financial and banking sectors,
having co-founded Logiciel Limited, a Ghanaian software company
specializing in financial and banking software solutions. She is also a
Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft. Bedwei has
received several awards and recognition for her work, including being named one
of Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government.