NIGF 2021 PRE-EVENTS

NIGF 2021 PROGRAMME

NIGF2021 PRE-EVENTS

PRE-EVENT 1: Women Internet Governance Forum (WIGF)

11:00 AM - 11:14 AM

Welcome Address

Mrs .Mary Uduma / Y.Z Yau
Chair, West African IGF/ ED, CITAD
Welcome Address by Mrs .Mary Uduma and Y.Z Yau

Welcome Address by Mrs .Mary Uduma and Y.Z Yau

11:07 AM - 11:14 AM

Keynote Address

Marwa Alzelmat
Association for Progressive Communication (APC)
Women, Patriarchy and Digital Inequality: A Look at Global Efforts to Bridge the Gender Digital Divide.

A Look at Global Efforts to Bridge the Gender Digital Divide .

Panel Sessions Start

11:15 AM - 12:10 PM

Panel Session 1:

Moderator: Dr. Amina Salihu
MacArthur Foundation, Abuja
The Challenges of Mainstreaming Women in the Digital Economy

Moderator:
• Topic 1: The challenges to women participation in the Digital Economy/Mainstreaming women in the Digital Economy
Speaker: Chioma Agwuegbo, Techherng, Abuja

• Topic 2: Combating online Gender Violence as Key to Enhancing Women Participation in the Digital Economy
Speaker: Ms Zainab Aminu, CITAD, Kano

• Topic 3: Do women Suffer Misinformation on the Net?
Speaker: Hamza Ibrahim, Countering Misinformation Group, CDD, Abuja

12:11 PM – 12:24 PM

12:25 PM – 1:20 PM

Panel Session 2:

Moderator: Prof. Asabe S. Mohammed
Bauchi State University, Gadau

• Topic 1: Fostering Creativity and Innovation for Mainstreaming Women Participation in the Digital Economy
Speaker: Ms. Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, Founder, Rise Networks|The Rise Labs

• Topic 2: How Do we get More in the Digital Professions for Better Representation of Women in the Digital Economy
Speaker: Dr. Sana Mauz, Department of Software Engineering, Bayero University, Kano

• Topic 3: Overcoming Digital Skills Challenges for Women Participation in the Digital Economy
Speaker: Khadijah El-Usman, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN), North Regional Office, Abuja

1:20 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM