WomEng Co-Founder makes Forbes Top 20 Power Women in Africa List

iThursday, Jan 22nd, 2015 comments by naadiya

Forbes Magazine has released its 2014 edition of the annual ’20 Young Power Women in Africa’ list and WomEng co-founder Naadiya Moosajee made the list for the extraordinary work WomEng does is developing young female engineers in Africa.

According to Forbes, these women are “20 young, extraordinary and inspiring African women, aged 45 and under, who are making the most dramatic impact in individual African countries in the world of politics, business, technology, policy, diplomacy and media. Meet the 2014 class of the 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa: the continent’s emerging power brokers, the Amazons to watch, and the custodians of tomorrow.”

Naadiya shares this honour with amazing young women, including:

Naadiya MoosajeeSouth African, Co-founder, Women In Engineering

Fatima-Zahra Mansouri, Moroccan, Mayor of Marrakech

Ada OsakweNigerianAdvisor to the Honorable Minister Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria

Amy Jadesimi, Nigerian, Managing Director, LADOL

Naisula LesuudaSenator, Kenya

Amira ElmissiryZimbabwean, Special Assistant to the President of the African Development Bank

Rimini MakamaNigeria, Director, Africa Practice

Afua Osei (Ghanaian) and Yasmin Belo-Osagie (Nigerian), Co-Founders, She Leads Africa

Phumzile Van Damme, South African, Member Of Parliament

Tebogo Mashego, South African, Entrepreneur

Irene Koki Mutungi, Kenyan, Pilot

Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, Nigerian, Social entrepreneur

Yvonne Khamati, Kenyan, Deputy Head of Mission at Kenya Embassy, Somalia

Kamayirese GermaineRwandese, State Minister for Energy and Water, Rwanda

Adiat Disu, Nigerian, Founder, African Fashion Week

Jamila Abass, Linda Kwamboka, and Susan OguyaKenyanCo-founders, MFarm

Tabetha Kanengoni MalingaZimbabwean, Deputy Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture

Check out the full article on Forbes Magazine here

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