Onica N. Makwakwa

Head of Africa, Alliance for Affordable Internet, World Wide Web Foundation

Onica N. Makwakwa is Head of Africa, Alliance for Affordable Internet, World Wide Web Foundation. She leads the multi-stakeholder engagement focusing on advancing good practices in policy and regulatory frameworks for affordable and meaningful access to broadband. She also convenes the Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology. A consumer, civil and digital rights advocate, Onica has managed and pioneered various national and international campaigns, policy change processes for women’s rights, civil rights, consumer rights, as well as media and digital transformation initiatives. She brings a strong sensitivity and unique perspective to the dynamics affecting women, and other disadvantaged populations.

FRINGE EVENT: EU-African digital partnership in a changing world – 6 MAY 2021 – 10:50-11:35 (CEST)