Tech & Innovation November 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Five African women-led companies leading the tech revolution on the continent

Abu Mubarik November 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm

November 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm | Tech & Innovation

Brenda Katwesigye, Founder of Wazi Vision. Photo Credit: Peopleofcolourintech

Wazi Vision

Founded by Brenda Katwesigye, Wazi Vision focuses on providing quality eye care at a cheaper rate, especially among children. Launched in 2016, the firm also creates affordable eyeglasses made from recycled plastic.

Brenda is an Alumni of Vodafone’s FLANE program, a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow and sits on the Regional Advisory Board of the Young African Leader’s Initiative (YALI), according to Crunchbase.

Also, she has five years of combined experience in software development, systems analysis, project management, IT risk, and assurance and internal controls review.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Makerere University, Uganda.

Her startup was recently featured on Forbes “60 Women-Led Startups That Are Shaking Up Tech Across The Globe.” 

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