A recent report listed 200 most influential African women on social media platform Twitter.
The list compiled by French company Smart Data Power and the Women in Africa named 12 Ugandan women among the most influential African women on the platform
Those that were named include Sheila Gashumba (51st), Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng (64th), Rebecca Kadaga (81st), Doctor. Diana Atwine (84th), Flavia Tumusiime (88th), Lynda Ddane (89th), Sarah Kagingo (110th), Grace Nataabalo (122nd), social media influencer Ka Malaika (152nd), Joyce Bagala (155th), Mable Twegumye Zaake (163rd) and Evelyne Namara (183rd)
Smart Data Company assesses influencers from African countries by analyzing data from their social media platforms on an annual basis
Women in Africa Initiative is a social impact company whose mission is to support African women entrepreneurs and leaders in their journey to impact the continent’s economy.
Over the past 4 years, the organisation has developed the first pan-African and international platform bringing together all relevant actors.
WIA implements training programs, and communicates extensively on the themes about women, business and Africa
Through the Women in Africa Philanthropy Endowment Fund, WIA and its patrons develop programs to support African women, whether they are students, entrepreneurs, or leaders.
It’s against this background that the organisation participates and it’s a partner in the selection of women influencers in Africa every year.