Oreoluwa Somolu

Ashoka Fellow


This profile was prepared when Oreoluwa Somolu was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
Nine out of ten Information and Communications Technology (ICT) users in Nigeria are men and men hold eight out of ten jobs in the ICT industry. In a country with an overwhelming bias against women in technology, Oreoluwa Somolu is working to bridge the gender digital divide and increase the number of women working with technology to earn a living.
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