Mariéme Jamme is a Senegalese born-British businesswoman, helping International tech companies to get a foothold in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Mariéme is best known for her role in promoting technology, good governance, transparency and a better education standard in Africa. She was named one of Forbes Magazine’s ’20 youngest power women in Africa 2012′, nominated by the Guardian African Community Network as one of the ‘African Women to Watch’ in 2013, and recently nominated as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos. Mariéme has founded many ventures aiming to support African development, such as the “Cheetah Accelerator” (a mentoring and business accelerator), and she co-founded Africa Gathering, a platform bringing entrepreneurs and others together to share ideas for positive change in Africa. Mariéme has recently supported the UK government Appfrica International Inc. and the Obama Administration in organizing the Apps4Africa contest across Africa. Mariéme is a regular technology writer and contributor for the Guardian, the BBC and CNN.