Kadijat leads a social enterprise dedicated to the innovation and support of female-led tech businesses across Africa and the Diaspora; through active training in digital skill development and business ideation.
Through her organization (Digital African Woman) she provides master trainers who help startups develop their product and identify investors.
DAW also provides opportunities for these women-led businesses to move from pitching their ideas to pitching a product.
Digital African Woman
Founder & Executive Director
Khadijat is the Founder and Executive Director of Digital African Woman. A Social Entrepreneur and holder of double Master in Business Engineering and Management Science. She has worked in corporations such as Aramark, Accenture and Microsoft and held several positions in IT, Business and Environment.
KHADIJAT ABDULKADIR, is a social entrepreneur and holds a double Master in Business Engineering and Management Science. A certified SAP Software Analyst with experiences from corporations such as Aramark, Accenture and Microsoft. She has held several positions including, Environmental Sustainability Program Analyst, IT Program Manager, Software Business Analyst and Currently Integration Test Engineer at CANDRIAM Investors group.
Khadijat is passionate about promoting the rights of women in technology and sciences and more precisely teaching women to leverage technology for business sustainability.
Through Digital African Woman, Khadijat has acquired vast experiences training over 600 hundred grassroot entrepreneurs across Africa and Europe, equipping them with technical and business development skills to build and scale sustainable businesses. She is most passionate about empowering young women with the technology skills and tools necessary to be fully active innovators and entrepreneurs in the 21st century.
She focuses her projects on education, entrepreneurship, innovation and access for women especially in Sub-Sahara Africa and the European Diaspora. Her work has been featured in Forbes USA, Tropics Magazine SA, and People Centered Internet- Silicon Valley.