Ghana-based Larisa Akrofie is founder and Editor-in-Chief of Levers in Heels, a digital platform highlighting rising African women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Launched in 2013, Levers in Heels publishes interviews and articles to inspire and empower women in STEM. Larisa also supports the British Council in the delivery of its Social Enterprise programme in Ghana.
Regina Honu is determined that women and girls will not be left behind by the digital revolution.
The software developer and social entrepreneur founded the Soronko Academy, one of the first
coding schools for children and young adults in West Africa. To date, her Tech Needs Girls mentorship
programme has trained over 4,500 girls to code.