Sylvia Mukasa

NEF Ambassador

Sylvia Mukasa

Kenya

Sylvia is Founder/CEO of GlobalX Investments Ltd/GlobalX Innovation Labs. She is passionate about empowering Women in Tech and contributing to the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Africa and globally. She is Country Co-Founder/Chapter Lead (Kenya) for Women in Tech Africa (WiTA). WiTA won the United Nations EQUALS in Tech Award, Leadership Category in 2018. She is a 2014 TechWomen Fellow, an Initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. TechWomen empowers, connects and supports the next generation of women leaders in STEM from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East. Sylvia was mentioned in the closing speech of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Nairobi on the 26th July 2015 by Maria Contreras-Sweet, the then member of former President Obama’s cabinet and the US Government’s lead minister on entrepreneurship, as a courageous female contributor to Kenya’s entrepreneurial technology space. She serves on WiTA’s Operations Board and the Global Advisory Board for the India STEM Alliance

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