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User:Mentor Ida

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The 2016 winner of the African Leadership Top Award 'Outstanding Mentor', Ida Ng'ang'a, champions Sustainable Development initiatives, provides technical expertise, and connects partners and funders to aid this process, for the Regional Consortium of Experts for Development (RCD Africa). FOCUS: Policy, Sustainability, Digitalization, Emerging technology, Employee development, Gender mainstreaming & Youth/women upskilling. She acts as consulting advisor to government, NGOs, civil society & private sector.
She has sat in various committees including the World Health Organization – Mobile App Development for Sexual & Reproductive Health, the National AGOA Committee at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs/International Trade, Women@Facebook roundtable on online harassment and Child Online Protection by Communications Authority. She is Co-Chair (together with Ben Roberts Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Liquid Telecom) of the Internet for Development Global Community that's contributing in to the development of a non-formal digital literacy curriculum.
She has represented Kenya and Africa in numerous regional and global conferences that include, State of the Union Consultation in Rwanda, African Union High Level Dialogue in Senegal, UN Financing for Development in Ethiopia, Tana Forum on Peace & Security in Africa on invitation by the Chair and former president of Nigeria H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo, the 1<sup>st</sup> Global Forum on Youth Policies in Azerbaijan, the 2<sup>nd</sup> World Human Rights Forum in Morocco, Online Protection & Safety at the 2015 ECOSOC Forum at the UN Headquarters in New York, the 2015 Open Square Summit on Digital Education and Violence Prevention in Washington DC, USA, UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2019 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, COMTECDEV 2019 conference by Chaire UNESCO at the University of Bordeaux Montaigne, eCommerce Week 2019 at UNCTAD Geneva among others.
'''Other recognition''':
'''-''' Runner-Up to the an eminent first woman high court judge, Lady Justice Effie Owuor in the '''Timeless Woman Governance Award 2016.'''
'''- Prolific Woman 2015''' by Mara Foundation & the United Nations for her work in mentoring youth in Africa.

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