Blessing Thomas named #IWD2020 100 women in Tech of Nigeria Awardee

Blessing Thomas named #IWD2020 100 women in Tech of Nigeria Awardee

Blessing Thomas, AfricaHacks Co-chair, announced as a 2020 International Women’s day 100 women in Tech of Nigeria Awardee (#IWD2020’s #100WomenInTech of Nigeria awardee). The award is part of the celebrations for the 2020 International Women day.

This year, the International Women’s day 100 women in Tech of Nigeria (#IWD2020’s #100WomenInTech of Nigeria) award was awarded to amazing women from all fields of human endeavor who are using technology and digital platforms to address local challenges. Some of the other Awardees include Hassan Idayat, Director of the Centre for Democracy & Development, Jumoke Adenowo, Founder of Ad Consulting Nigeria, Uchi Pedro, Founder of BellaNaija and others.

According to the 100WomenInTechNigeria, “Blessing Thomas, Women and Youths Mentor AfricaHacks and NaijaHacks, is pushing ingenious use of HackathonCulture to get women and youths into TECH for developing Innovative solutions for Africa.” The 100WomenInTechNigeria is an initiative created by Binta Moustapha, who is the founder of the African Street Business School & Entrepreneurship Hub (ASBS).

For more information on how to join us to create more opportunities for African women and youth or to sponsor one of our member events in African, visit

About AfricaHacks:

AfricaHacks exists to make opportunities available to all young Africans so that they can start their own technology ventures or work at some of the world’s best companies. Via Hackathons across multiple African countries, we find the best and brightest African youth and ideas and provide them with the tools, mentorship, and funds to transform their ideas into companies.

AfricaHacks organizes Africa’s Biggest Hackathon, NaijaHacks, and supports AfricaHacks member events like BothoHacks and ETHLagos across Africa.

The AfricaHacks incubation program provides the tools, resources, training, mentorship, and funding required to transform an idea into a successful African tech company. You can read more about AfricaHacks and our work with African Hackathons on our at

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