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Marlise Montcho

NEF Ambassador

Country: Benin

Young and passionate about technology and social change, Marlise Montcho holds a degree in analysis and development policy and a diploma in networks and Telecommunications. Her passion for technology led him to found FemTICDev, an organization that motivates and trains young girls to become stakeholders in the technology ecosystem in Benin. She is recognized by the Moremi Initiative as one of the young women leaders from Africa in 2014 and by the United States of America as a YALI Government Fellow in 2015. She has followed intensive courses in business and entrepreneurship at the University of Texas, Austin and attended a show live organized by GIST Tech Connect since the US State Department. She was recently cited as one of the 15 women tech lead of Africa. She is currently a diploma (DEA) investigation in preparation for a Ph.D. program in ICT for development and actively blogs at www.handinewlook.wordpress.com.