OkayAfrica's 100 Women celebrates African women who are making waves, shattering ceilings, and uplifting their communities.
Juliana Rotich is a technologist, strategic advisor, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker. “Make Things. Fix Problems. Help People," is her personal mission statement and the driving force behind her non-profit tech company, Ushahidi . Rotich also co-founded BRCK, which is a hardware and services technology company based in Nairobi, Kenya. The vision for BRCK is to enable communication in low infrastructure environments by developing useful, innovative, and exciting hardware-centered technologies in Kenya. Rotich favors partnerships that drive social change through technology.
Rotich is a champion for internet connectivity and supports entrepreneurs to scale their work and impact,” according to her website. The TED Senior Fellow used to be a trustee at Nairobi's iHub, and now sits on the Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Board.
The tech entrepreneur is making an impact in her field and improving lives in the process. —MB