Eng. Hany Mahmoud Abdel MegeedChairman Of ِAdvisory Board
Advisor to Prime Minister, Egypt
Former Minister Communications and Information Technology of Egypt
Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Vodafone Egypt"
My children, Youth of the African continent, I have the honor to join you in this important initiative that I see as one of the channels of communication and strengthening relations between the youth of our African continent. And entrepreneurs. "This initiative is a clear message to the whole world that Africa is the future of entrepreneurship and technological progress and it has all the elements that enable it to achieve an economic sustainability in which entrepreneur projects contribute strongly and effectively." "My sons and daughters, the promising and ambitious youth of Africa, be assured that we will always believe in you and your dreams ... and I informed you that there are great challenges before you that need more diligence, perseverance, creativity and innovation, and I am completely confident that you are worthy of these challenges and are able to overcome them and realize the hopes of the continent with you,so you are our hope And our future.
As the world evolves into a full scale digital environment, no country can afford to be left behind. Transfiguring Africa into a digitalized continent remains paramount to economic and infrastructure development. Technology comes as prime development tool to divert primitive concept of transaction to modern streams and Pursuing this path will yield high dividends only if investment in the youthful population of the continent is prioritized.
Women are an integral part in no way separated from the entity of the whole society, for they are a major component of it, rather they go beyond that to be the most important among all its components. Women throughout the ages have occupied important roles, and they were active and active in just as the woman is in no way separated It is about a macro society entity, it is a major component to it, and if we talk about the field of technology in society, it plays an important role in the economic activity of African and Arab women. As this sector grows, the ability of women to obtain economic power grows.In Digital for Africa we empower youth and increase the employment of African women in the field of technology depends on its ability to attract female talents.