WTM International women's day is a time to connect, grow and learn with other women. This year, the theme 'Dare to Be' will encourage women to go for their dreams. The event will feature series of Talks, discussions, breakout sessions and games.
The event will also provide networking opportunities, where women can connect with other women from different backgrounds and community, share their experiences and learn from each other. Networking will be facilitated through the breaks and social activities, where attendees can get to know each other and exchange ideas.
This will create an enabling environment for women who aspire to be designers, developers etc to DARE to Be.
Naza Agape Foundation
Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
Prayer Nwagboso Ikegwuonu is the Founder of Naza Agape Foundation. A Global change maker, Global Humanitarian Aid worker who is all about social change, Passionate about #quality education. A Cabinet Minister at the Republic of Women who champions the betterment of women and the girl child.
She is skilled in Relationship Counseling, Microsoft Word, Humanitarian, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Pastoral Counseling. Strong community and social services professional with a Bachelor of Science BS focused in Mass Communication/Media Studies from Covenant University.
She's passionate the girl child education and desires to build tuition-free schools in Africa.
Lois Choji is a final year Computer Science student at the University of Jos, with about 3+ years of experience in Data Science and Analysis she uses her expertise to help people especially ladies who want to kickstart their Data Science Journey.
She has been able to use her analytical skills working with the Nigeria Computer Emergency Response Team, Abuja, National Institute Kuru( Olusegun Obasanjo Library), and She Code Africa.
She also, volunteered as a Google Developers Students Club Core Organizer, Trailblazer Community’s Women in Tech Lead and Director for Media and Publicity for NACOS North Central.
When she’s not working or volunteering for tech companies, Lois enjoys reading books, writing technical articles, meeting new people, attending meetups and swimming.
Ruth Sunday Ki is a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst and First Class Criminology and Security Studies graduate from the University of Jos, Nigeria.
She is the founder of the African Jewels Development Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of young people by promoting access to quality, innovative and digital education in Africa.
Ruth has carried out numerous community development projects, including the renovation of classrooms, the establishment of libraries, Menstrual Hygiene Awareness, Plateau Girls Connect, Girls in STEM advocacy and many other outreaches.
She has also been instrumental in the development of multiple youth empowerment programs in Nigeria.
Ruth is a passionate advocate for the rights of women and girls in Africa, and her work with women has been featured in multiple local media blogs.
Ruth is a dedicated leader who has made a significant impact on the lives of many in her community.
Multiple organizations have recognized her commitment to her work. She has been awarded numerous awards for her efforts including the Social Impact Award which earned her a travelling scholarship to Rwanda by Youngstars Foundation, the NYSC State Honours Award by NYSC Taraba State, Young Leaders in Education Award by Selfless for Africa, the Award of Academic Excellence by the Department of Criminology, University of Jos, listed among the 100 change makers in Plateau State by Change Makers Initiative among others.
Ruth is a serial volunteer and has worked with both local and international organisations.
She is passionate about CyberSecurity and envisioned a world where everyone can stay safe on the cyber space.
Ruth has interest in politics and starting with Plateau State House of Assembly, Ruth is eyeing the Presidency 🤓✌🏻
Loreta Katok (Jugu) Tohomdet is a software engineer from Plateau State, Nigeria. She is a passionate professional with multi-faceted skills and experience spanning Software Engineering, Developer Relations and community building.
Loreta Jugu is an Experienced Technical Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. She is skilled in Microsoft Office, Project management, PHP, and Content Management Systems (CMS). She is a Strong administrative professional with a Bachelor of Science Degree in IT focused on information and communication technology from BlueCrest University College Ghana. She is currently working at the Airforce Institute of Technology, Kaduna State.
She is married to an amazing man!
She strongly advocates sensitizing people, especially women, about the importance of starting a career in Technology. This passion has led her to play a significant part in building communities such as Women Tech Makers, Jos from Google, and Jostechgirls. In addition, she is an eloquent speaker and communicator with a keen interest in inspiring the next generation.
You can find her Reading, Listening to music, watching movies or when she's not coding.
Joy Adah is an aspiring project manager, with about 2 years of experience in software engineering. She is also the community manager of Code Plateau. She has a passion for working with people, with strengths in planning and management.
Jos Microsoft Community Women lead
UI/UX Designer and Researcher
Experienced UI/UX designer and researcher with a demonstrated history of working on user-centred designs. She is also a Microsoft Power Platform citizen developer with a speciality in Power Apps and Power Automate and the Jos Microsoft Community Women lead and the head, of creatives and media of Techstylers, a global platform of Microsoft women who are mentoring young women in tech across the globe. She also has a master's degree in Law and Diplomacy from the prestigious University of Jos amongst others.
Peace Davwar is a mass communication student in her final year who is very interested in technology and media. She is a graphic designer, content writer, social media manager, and budding UI/UX designer. She is a mobile filmmaker as well as a YouTuber.
Peace is a seasoned radio host and a cooperate event anchor.
GDG Lead Organizer
Double Diverge ltd
Women Techmakers (WTM) lead