Ghanaian Techpreneur Ethel Cofie Appointed To Worldreader’s Ghana Board Of Directors

Ethel Cofie

Ethel Cofie, the founder and CEO of EDEL Technology Consulting, has been appointed to the Worldreader Ghana Board of Directors.

She will join a group of professionals who are dedicated to advancing literacy in West Africa’s children.

Worldreader is a non-profit with a low-cost, high-tech approach. Worldreader combines 21st-century technology, culturally relevant digital books, and supportive programming to improve learning outcomes and gender equity in vulnerable communities around the world.

Ethel Cofie

“I am excited to bring my skills to the Worldreader Board, to support the work of enabling children across the world (both served and underserved) to experience the knowledge and joy of reading in the digital age,” Ethel Cofie said after her appointment.

Ethel Cofie has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Valley View University in Ghana, a master’s degree in Distribution Systems from the University of Brighton, and an Executive Degree in Leadership, Business and Entrepreneurship from the Yale School of Management.

She held various technology and commercial roles in her previous work in the United Kingdom, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. She has also worked with Vodafone Ghana as Head of Commercial Solutions.

Ethel Cofie

Ethel Cofie has been named one of the top 5 Women Influencing IT in Africa, and also founded Women in Tech Africa, which is a tech group for African women with members in over 30 African countries and the diaspora.

She was also named a 2018 UN Equals in Tech Award winner in the Leadership category.

She has been featured on BBC and has had her opinion pieces published on CNN on the topics of technology in emerging markets, and women leadership.

source: CNR/Kuulpeeps

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