The Inaugural Women in digital honorary recognition was held in April 2017 where 25 most influential women in digital were announced. The announcement happened online and generated a lot of interest and excitement from honorees and their fans.

This initiative recognizes women doing great work in digital who have directly or indirectly contributed to the growth and use of digital for personal and societal good. The women are innovators, entrepreneurs, corporate trendsetters doing big and small things to make the world a better place.

  • Entry open to women only
  • Eligible to women of all ages
  • Women can nominate self or be nominated
  • Nominations entered online through a form that collects necessary details

  • Recognition: Women receive recognition amongst industry peers
  • Trophy: A trophy is presented for posterity
  • Profile Coverage: Honoree profile appears on our website
  • Personal growth: This recognition creates new opportunity due to publicity

  • Entry/submission
  • Judging and selection
  • Award

  • Corporate trendsetters
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Government officials
  • Innovators
  • NGOs
  • Young Achievers

“My very first career in digital marketing was at myJobsEye.com, an online recruitment start up as the Operations Manager.

“I joined Sendy Ltd as the Head of Marketing this year after a great career in OLX where I worked as the head of business development and marketing.

“I love my job! I am currently working as the Head of Digital campaigns at Oxfam International a position I occupied after a great experience in Safaricom PLC.”

“My business, Heri online has grown in key business areas in breadth and depth. We have used tech processes and tools to grow our customer base, identify data driven opportunities.

Caroline is the Managing Editor, Digital at Standard Group Plc. She is a trained journalist with 15 years’ experience in print and online media She previously worked at Genesis,

Grace is a passionate Digital Strategist and the Digital Manager at Safaricom, handling the Brand and Marketing Communication for the Consumer Business Unit and the Enterprise Business Unit.

Caroline Mutoko is a renowned radio personality with over 14 years experience in the industry. Currently, she is the Group Marketing Manager at Radio Africa.

Muthoni Maingi is an established digital marketing strategist, currently working with Safaricom as the digital manager in charge of Enterprise and Consumer Business Unit.

Dorothy Ooko serves as Communications and Public Affairs Manager for East and Francophone Africa at Google. She has gained prominence as among Africa’s leading communications professionals.

“I joined Sendy Ltd as the Head of Marketing this year after a great career in OLX where I worked as the head of business development and marketing.

Terryanne is the founder of Scarlet Digital a public relations advertising and digital marketing company. She is a respected Media Personality renowned for her extensive experience.

She won the Best Fashion Blogger Award in Kenya, 2016, by Bloggers Association of Kenya.She was also Nominated the Facebook Personality of the Year OLX SoMA Awards 2016.