GetFundedAfrica an ecosystem company that nurtures and supports African entrepreneurs, has recognized, and celebratde the exceptional achievements of Olatomiwa Williams, an esteemed figure in the Information Technology industry in Africa.
Hailing from Abeokuta, Ogun-State Nigeria, Olatomiwa has made a profound impact on the technology sector through her unwavering commitment to empowering and promoting women.
As the first female dual country director for Microsoft in Africa (Nigeria and Ghana), she has emerged as a prominent voice and advocate for women in the field of technology.
During the recently held Abeokuta Innovation & Tech Party (AITP) in conjunction with the Ogun State Government, a special tribute was paid to Mrs. Olatomiwa Williams.
In recognition of her groundbreaking achievements as the first female Country Director for Microsoft in West Africa and her Abeokuta roots, a plaque unveiling and the dedication of the “Olatomiwa Williams Hall” were commissioned.
This historic milestone not only signifies a remarkable achievement within the technology industry but also across various sectors.
It provided a significant platform to inspire future generations, encouraging them to pursue excellence and overcome barriers in the ever-evolving realm of technology.
“Olatomiwa personifies our vision of nurturing Africa’s next generation of young leaders, and we are elated that her triumph will inspire numerous aspiring minds to pursue their dreams,” commented Adebola Omololu, Founder and CEO of GetFundedAfrica. This recognition showcases GetFundedAfrica’s unwavering commitment to supporting and amplifying remarkable talents like Olatomiwa, who are driving change and innovation in the African technology landscape.
Through the acknowledgment and celebration of Olatomiwa Williams, GetFundedAfrica aims to inspire and motivate individuals, particularly women, to embark on fulfilling careers in technology and make significant contributions to the industry. This momentous occasion underscores the pivotal role of diversity and inclusion in the technology sector, emphasizing the invaluable contributions that women bring to the industry’s growth and success.
Speaking in response to this recognition, Olatomiwa Williams expressed her gratitude, stating,
I am deeply honored to receive this recognition from GetFundedAfrica and be celebrated for my contributions to the technology industry. This milestone represents not only my personal achievements but also the collective progress we are making in empowering women in technology. I hope that my journey inspires young minds to pursue their dreams fearlessly and encourages more women to break barriers and make their mark in this ever-evolving field. Together, we can create a diverse and inclusive future where innovation knows no boundaries.”
As a trailblazer and role model, Olatomiwa Williams exemplifies the potential for transformative change and the boundless opportunities that lie ahead.
GetFundedAfrica remains resolute in its commitment to fostering an inclusive environment that empowers individuals from diverse backgrounds to shape the future of technology in Africa.
By providing the necessary support, mentorship, and resources, GetFundedAfrica aims to create an ecosystem where visionary leaders like Olatomiwa can thrive and drive sustainable growth in the technology sector.