Farida Bedwei named a 2016 Young Global leader by WEF

Farida Bedwei named a 2016 Young Global leader by WEF

Farida Bedwei, the co-founder and chief technical officer of Logiciel Limited, has been named a 2016 Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum (WEF.)

Farida Bedwei named a 2016 Young Global leader by WEF

Farida Bedwei

Nominating her alongside 10 other YGLs in Sub-Saharan, the WEF described Ms Bedwei as a top software engineer in Ghana and one of the most powerful women in financial technology in Africa.

Born with cerebral palsy, she co-founded Logiciel, a tech company that delivers mobile banking and cash management software, the organsation said.

The Ghanaian social media space has erupted in joy with many people, including the president of Imani Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe, congratulating Ms Bedwei on her feat.

Farida Bedwei named a 2016 Young Global leader by WEF

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