Abie Award Winners, Change Agent

Shikoh Gitau

2013 Winner of the Change Agent ABIE Award 

Dr. Shikoh Gitau, champion in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D), has created several health and employment mobile applications for use by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in South Africa and Kenya. She is passionate about the user experience of everyday people and creating technology systems to help them achieve their aspirations in life. Besides the ABIE Change Agent Award, Gitau is the first African to win the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.