Chairperson, Public Relations and Communications Committee
Miss Bridgitte Ndong'
Bridgitte is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and an LLM Information Technology and Telecommunication Law candidate. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and the East African Law Society. Her expertise is in Constitutional and Human Rights Law and Information Technology law and she has previously worked in various Government institutions, Tribunals and Taskforce. Bridgitte is an active member of the Women & Tech Community, ISOC Global, IGF and ICANN. She has participated international leadership programs, including the Global Youth Peace Corps, The European International Model United Nations, Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and She Leads Africa. She has received several awards and recognition including the Best Overall Student at the Kenya School of Law, 2015.
Diversity is her speciality, her fields of interest range from culinary art to guided meditation!
Chairperson, Research and Technical Committee
Mr. Duncan Eric Ogonji
Duncan is a SAP Certified Technology Consultant and Information Security Certified Lead Auditor, Implementer and Cyber Security Manager. He is also an Oracle Certified Professional and Associate. Duncan is a Certified Systems Administrator, Microsoft Certified Professional, ITIL v3 Foundation Certified, Prince2 Practitioner –Project Management and Certified Professional –HP Accredited Platform Specialist. He is currently the Manager, Enterprise Systems at the Commercial Bank of Africa, and has previously worked as a systems engineer in both private and public entities in Kenya. Duncan is passionate about leadership and mentorship and was awarded the Best Trainer and Mentor award at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015.
In his free time, Duncan is probably either farming or watching a game of soccer!
Chairperson, Membership and Outreach Committee
Miss Ida Ng'ang'a
The 2016 winner of the African Leadership Top Award 'Outstanding Mentor', Ida Ng'ang'a, champions Sustainable Development initiatives, provides technical expertise, and connects partners and funders to aid this process, for the Regional Consortium of Experts for Development. Her focus is on Sustainability, ICT solutions, professional management and youth/women skills development where she acts as consulting advisor to government, NGOs, civil society and private sector. Ida is the Global Lead - Digitizing Communities Platform and Gender Lead - Kenyan Community of Android Coders. She is a Mentor with the Presidential Digitalent Program and is a MARA MENTOR with thousands of young 'mentees' under her wing. Ida is the founder - FEM-HUB Africa, a centre of excellence for women's innovations and has received various accolades for her efforts, including Prolific Woman 2015 by Mara Foundation and Runner-Up to the eminent first woman high court judge, Lady Justice Effie Owuor in the Timeless Woman Awards, 2016.
Don't let that big bright smile fool you, Ida loves her dogs. Especially German Shepherds!
Chairperson, Budget and Finance Committee
Miss Betty Magu
Betty has 20 years’ experience in all aspects of Human Resources and Administration. Through these roles, she has gained on-the-job training in Budgeting, operations and Finance. She holds an MBA in Human Resource Management and an MA in Communication from Eastern Michigan University, USA. She is a full member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM). Betty has worked with large consultancies such as Hallmark Recruitment and HCS Africa where she has been involved in C-Suite level recruitment, Compensation & Benefits Administration, Analytics, Staff Outsourcing, and Strategic Planning to name a few. She is a volunteer career advisor, mentor and training facilitator.
In her free time, Betty likes to spend time with her boys. Do not however be shocked if you occasionally find her in a squash court or soccer field!