African Changemaker

Farida Bedwei

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.

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