Anne Shongwe is the Representative for UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office (SAMCO), which is responsible for women’s empowerment and gender equality in Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia as well as South Africa, where the office is based. A key responsibility of her work is to develop women-owned businesses and the leadership capacity of women, both in the public and private sectors. Anne is also the founder of Afroes Games, a tech education social enterprise with multiple award-winning games. Afroes Games was founded in order to engage and equip African youth with life skills and to connect them to future work opportunities. Prior to her assignment at SAMCO, she spent 8 years as a globally recognized and pioneering social entrepreneur, digital innovator, and thought leader on technology for development.
Read the complete interview on page 92 in the Holiday issue of Flourish Digital Magazine.