#116 – France’s New Minister for Gender Equality, Diversity and Equal Opportunities and VP and MD of Hewlett-Packard (HP) Inc. Africa on the 4th Industrial Revolution, coming from humble beginnings and disruption in the tech space, Elisabeth Moreno

This episode features Elisabeth Moreno, the new French Minister for Gender Equality, Diversity and Equal Opportunities and Vice President and Managing Director of HP Inc. Africa.

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In her role at HP, Elisabeth provides country leadership for South Africa and is tasked with driving profitable growth across the company’s printing, personal systems and services business across the Africa region.

Moreno, a political novice, is now in charge of diversity and equal opportunities. She is the only black member of President Emmanuel Macron’s new cabinet.

She has previously held various senior management positions at Lenovo, Dell and Orange. Before joining HP, Elisabeth was President and General Manager of Lenovo in France.

This is a rich, high energy conversation driven by Elisabeth’s passion for the African continent, HP and technology in general. You can connect with Elisabeth on the following channels;

linkedin.com/in/elisabeth-s-moreno

Twitter – @1ElisaMoreno

#hpafrica #hp

#115 – 4IR – Chris Do, Emmy Award Winning Designer on how to grow your YouTube Channel plus Anjali Malik, MD & board-certified, fellowship-trained breast imaging radiologist

Chris is an Emmy award-winning motion designer, director, CEO and Chief Strategist of Blind and the founder of The Futur. Dr. Anjali Malik is a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast imaging radiologist and women’s health advocate.

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Chris is the founder of The Futur—an online education platform with the mission of teaching 1 billion people how to make a living doing what they love. He currently serves as the chairman of the board for the SPJA, and as an advisor to Saleshood.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/thechrisdo/

Twitter – @theChrisDo

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/user/chrisdo72

Dr. Malik practices breast imaging and OB/Gyn ultrasound at Washington Radiology. Through her role on the Medical Advisory Committee, she mentors and inspires women to be in charge of their breast and ovarian health. She utilizes her social media platforms as a space for education and empowerment. In addition to her passion for women’s health and education, she is a frequent speaker on health literacy, advocacy and utilization of social media in medicine.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/anjalimalikmd/?hl=en

Twitter – @AnjaliMalikMD

#1000AfricanVoices

#114 – Ayanda “MaNgubane” Borotho, Unbecoming to Become, South Africa

This episode features Ayanda Borotho, Actress, Author, MC, Speaker, MC, Entrepreneur, Mother and Wife.

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In the episode Ayanda talks about her 400+ page book, Unbecoming to become and the process of writing a book. We cover wide ranging topics from parenting, the death of George Floyd and the meaning thereof. She explains why she has never attended an awards ceremony even though in 2020 she was nominated for this year’s United Nations Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), Under 40, Global 100 awards.

What makes Ayanda tick and what does she really care about? How is she as a parent? If you would like to scratch beneath the surface then this episode is for you. Just a warning, this episode contain ‘heavy’ content.

Instagram – ayandaborotho

#blacklivesmatter #Icantbreathe #unbecomingtobecome #Isibaya

#113 – 4IR – Linda Raimondo and Giulia Bassani, Aspiring Astronauts

This episode features Linda Raimondo and Giulia Bassani from Italy.

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Linda is an aspiring European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut, physics student, television presenter, author and science traveler. She is passionate about space and has always wanted to be an Astronaut.

Twitter – @AstroLinda99

Giulia is an Aerospace Engineering Student, Italian writer of science fiction, science communicator and an aspiring astronaut.

Twitter – @Astro_Giulia

#Italy #Astronaut

#1000AfricaVoices #4IR

#112 – 4IR – Ismail El Azizi on good UX/UI Design and Lisa Njenga on Youth Advocacy

This episode features Ismail El Azizi from Casablanca, Morocco and Lisa Njenga from Kenya.

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Ismail is a UX/UI designer who enjoys helping people turn ideas into great products. He is also a Figma ambasador.

Twitter – https://twitter.com/smailelazizi;

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/ismail_elazizi/; https://ismailelazizi.com/

Lisa is an African Union Youth Ambassador based in New York

Twitter – @mlnjenga

#111 – 4IR – Can futurists predict the future? Professor André Roux

Professor André Roux has been the Director of the Institute for Futures Research (IFR) at the University of Stellenbosch since 1996. He also lectures on economics and futures thinking on numerous programmes at MBA and executive education programmes.

In this episode he talks about what futurists do and his views on alternative future scenarios. As an economist and futurist, how does he think COVID-19 will impact the world? 

You can find Professor Roux at the University of Stellenbosch thinking about future scenarios without making predictions.

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#110 – 4IR – Marek Zmysłowski on building Africa’s Amazon and being on Interpol’s most wanted list

Marek Zmysłowski is a Polish-born Entrepreneur, Investor, Advisor, Speaker, Bestselling Author.

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He co-founded Jumia Travel – Africa’s Biggest Hotel Booking Portal listed on NYSE as part of Jumia Group and HotelOnline.co – a Travel Technology Company. In 2014, he was chosen as one of the Ten Most Important People in Tech by IT News Africa Magazine.

https://marekzmyslowski.com/

Twitter – @marekchinedu

#poland #jumia #nigeria

#109 – 4IR – Yolanda Nlang on Data Analytics and Dean McCoubrey on Digital Life Skills for Learners

This episode features two guests from two continents and working in two different fields. Maria Yolanda Nlang is a data scientist from Belgium. Dean McCoubrey helps learners acquire digital life skills.

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Dean is the Founder of MySocialife (https://www.mysocialife.com),
Instagram – @MySociaLifeSA
LinkedIn – linkedin.com/in/deanmccoubrey and Facebook – @MySociaLifeSA

Yolanda is a Senior Consultant at EY (Data Scientist) and the Founder of Nátch (a platform that promotes tech amongst women).

linkedin.com/in/maría-yolanda-bile-nlang-b049574b

#108 – 4IR – Mushambi Mutuma – CEO and Founder of Altivex on the future of work

Mushambi Mutuma, CEO, Author, Speaker and Tech Entrepreneur

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Mushambi has over 12 years of experience building brands and businesses across Africa and the US. His company focuses on African engagement in tech and digital industries. In this episode he talks about COVID-19, Tech, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. You can connect with him on the following channels

http://www.mushambimutuma.co/

Twitter – @mushambimutuma

#107 – 4IR – John Lombela – International Speaker, Founder of Innovecs and Cryptovecs, Entrepreneur

John Lombela, Blockchain and Crypto Advocate

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In this episode John gives a masterclass on blockchain and cryprocurrencies. He is a graduate of Tshwane University of Technology, the University of Liverpool and the Anglia Ruskin University. If you ever wanted to know about blockchain in detail then this is the episode for you.

Twitter – @JohnLombela

https://johnlombela.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnlombela/

 

 

#106 – 4IR – Joshua Opoku Agyemang Otoo, President of IoT Network Hub, Ghana

Josh is a Computer Programmer, Serial Entrepreneur, Futurist and IoT Evangelist.

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Josh is the President of Internet of Things Network Hub (IoT Network Hub Africa) Africa, the fastest and largest growing Tech community in West Africa, with chapters in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Gambia.
He is also the Founder of Entrepreneurs Network Hub, a community envisioned to bring all aspiring, budding and serial entrepreneurs with grit who are self-motivated to be the next generation change makers in Ghana and the Africa Continent.

You can connect with Josh on Twitter – @joshoaotoo

#105 – 4IR – David Kamunyu – Game Developer and Owner of Broken Helmet Entertainment

David Kamunyu is an independent, self-taught video game developer and the owner of the Kenya based Broken Helmet Entertainment studio.
If you have ever wonder about the process of building a video game from scratch then this is the episode for you. Press Play and enjoy the conversation.
Twitter
@davidkamunyu

#4IR #FourthIndustrialRevolution

#104 – 4IR – Tunde Badmuss – Founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Spark Something, Nigeria

Tunde Badmus is the Black Panther of Digital Marketing. He is among the top intellects and martial artists of the world, a veteran marketer, and a member of the Google Digital Garage.

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Tunde started from humble beginnings having invested in a small Internet Cafe, then running a blogging site to now being well on his way to building a full technology company with ambitious goals. Press play for a journey into the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Twitter – @tundebadmuss

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/tunde-badmus-44673153/

https://sparksomething.com.ng/

 

#103 – Enrique Serrano Aparicio on magic and computer hacking & Fadila Ahmad Abdulrazaq on the future of work

Enrique Serrano Aparicio (Spain), is an IT Engineer, Speaker and Entrepreneur. He is on https://enriqueite.com/ and on Twitter – @EnriqueITE

Our second guest couldn’t be more different. Her name is Fadila Ahmad Abdulrazaq (Nigeria and Ghana). She is the founder of http://www.africanslivingfully.com. She focuses on the future of work, lifestyle design and travel. You can reach her on fadila@africanslivingfully.com; Website: http://www.africanslivingfully.com; Social Media handles: Instagram: Fadila_AAhmad; Linkedin Fadila Ahmad Abdulrazaq

 

 

#102 – 4IR – Professor Ian Louwrens – Artificial Intelligence – Founder and Chief Executive Officer – The Pleiades Group, South Africa

Professor Ian Louwrens holds two doctoral degrees: one in applied mathematics and one in theoretical physics. His alma materae are Johns Hopkins University and Lomonosov Moscow State University. His business focuses on business analytics and economic development.

In the episode we explore the meaning of Artificial Intelligence, mathematics and the practical implications of the 4th Industrial Revolution on the African continent. Press play to hear his views on COVID-19, AI, Robotics etc. You can reach Professor on the following sites;

http://thepleiadesgroup.co.uk/home.html

https://www.linkedin.com/company/thepleiadesgroup/?trk=ppro_cprof

#dataanalytics #artificialintelligence #4IR

 

 

 

#101 – 4IR – Anthony Kiplimo – Designer, Coder and Pan African Futurist – Nairobi, Kenya

Anthony is the Co-founder and VP of  Ecosystems at Decoded_Africa. He is the Head of DevRel at Africa’s Talking. He is passionate about developer communities, design and building great software. He describes himself as a life-long learner, working to achieve the mastery of his craft.

Anthony has the privilege of working in one of the more advanced communities when it comes to technology. This gave him ample options when he went to varsity and the opportunity to find his passion in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Twitter – @AnthonyLimo

LinkedIn – linkedin.com/in/anthony-kiplimo-0234384b

Special Edition – The First 100 African Voices – With guest appearances by 5 of our previous guests

1000 African Voices celebrates the First 100 Voices. 

To listen to the episode please press play below

 

This is a special 2 hour episode featuring new content from Gciniwe Fakudze (eSwatini), Jay Mawaka-Smith (Zimbabwe ad the United Kingdom), Amy Ochiel Ochieng (Kenya), Emmanuel Yegon (Kenya), Shalom Nyandiko (South Africa and Kenya) and Gcobani Schalk (Friend of the show, South Africa). The latter helps us reflect on the first 100 voices as we recap and revisit some of our favourites.

if you want to know what some of our previous guests are up to a year and in some cases 2 years later then you’ll love this episode.

#100 – Jason Panda – Data Analyst, Founder/CEO of b Condoms – New York and Sierra Leone

Jason Panda is a lawyer, data analyst and CEO

Jason is CEO and Founder of b Condoms, a socially responsible condom company that caters to the unique experience of multicultural youth culture around sexual health.

He is an Echoing Green / Open Society Foundation Black Male Achievement Fellow. He was recognized as one of the “Top 40 Leaders under 40” by the New Leaders Council and one of the “Ten Young Entrepreneurs to Watch by Black Enterprise.

He is as much African as he is American. He uses his expertise in Data Analytics to work on projects that benefit the gold mining communities of Sierra Leone. He is passionate about the 4th Industrial Revolution and being able to utilize technology to help people wherever he goes.

http://www.jasonkpanda.com/b-condoms/

#99 – Motlabana Monnakgotla, Photo-Journalist, Johannesburg, South Africa

Photojournalist and author. Captured the famous Richard Maponya Portrait

Motlabana Monnakgotla is a photo journalist from Johannesburg, South Africa. He grew up loving the Arts. He decided to go to Photography College, because that is what he could afford, but the lessons he got there were the ones that solidified his decision to become a photographer. He started working as a newspaper journalist; and learnt that it was not something he wanted to do for the rest of his life. He took the lessons he learnt there to go work for a publication that combines his tertiary studies with what he learnt working in the newsroom. He has produced photo portraits of some of the most prominent figures in South Africa, and intends to document the life of some of the unrecognized talents in the country.

Twitter – https://twitter.com/tlhabi_foto

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Tlhabi-Monnakgotla-1671471439761340/

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/tlhabi_foto/?hl=en

#98 – Carol Ndosi, Social Entrepreneur, Tanzania

Carol Ndosi, Afro-Feminist, Pan Africanist, Social & Business Entrepreneur, Tanzania

Carol Ndosi is a major media personality with over five years’ media experience, having worked at Tanzania’s biggest media house, IPP Media. She has also worked in public relations and event management, after which she launched her own event management company, Alta Vista Events, which is the sole proprietor of the largest barbecue festival in East and Central Africa.

Carol also launches new products (barbecue sauces, spices, ketchup, and other foodstuffs) from her property, The Nyama Choma Festival (TNCF). She believes in the economic empowerment of women as a vital element in the development of communities.

Twitter – https://twitter.com/CarolNdosi

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CarolNdosi/

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/carolndosi/?hl=en