Abie Award Winners, Change Agent

Violette Uwamutara

2013 Winner of the Change Agent ABIE Award

Violette Uwamutara, Country Director for Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) Rwanda, is advancing the participation of Rwandan women in technology and introducing them to new opportunities and careers in technology, entrepreneurship, and socially responsible enterprise. Uwamutara created a unique DOT youth-led model that sends confident, young, local role models to train and coach their out-of-school, out-of-work peers and neighbors to become productive users of technology as they take charge of their personal development and livelihoods.