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WSA INNOVATION DAYS & GRAND JURY 2017

Berlin, October 25 -28, 2017

 

  • 20 international experts in entrepreneurship, innovation and IT meet for 3 days to evaluate the best digital solutions 2017 globally
  • unique global overview about digital innovation and start-ups from all over the world
  • selection of the 40 WSA Winners 2017
  • focus on innovation from Africa, by organizing a special jury session screening all African entries
  • vernissage „Digital Innovation made in Africa“ - Digital innovations for sustainable and inclusive development

 

 

The WSA Grand Jury is one of the most important meetings and events in the whole WSA process. Since 2003, WSA has united renowned  multimedia experts from all parts of the world - Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania, North and Latin America, and Europe - to learn about and judge the best content and most innovative applications, forming a unique college of evaluation and knowledge.

The Grand Jury is a unique opportunity to learn the latest trends in each category and to get an overview about what is happening in terms of digital innovation on a global scale.

 

Grand Jury meetings took place in past years in Bahrain, Croatia, India, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Estonia and Azerbaijan.

 
The WSA Grand Jury Implementation partner is the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative ‘Make-IT in Africa’ (GIZ) working on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

 

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WSA GRAND JURY MEMBERS 2017

 

These are the Grand Jurors of the WSA Grand Jury 2017!

 

Jan Schwaab

Head of the Digital World Sector Project

GIZ

Germany

Josephine Nzerem

Director, Venture & Fellowship

Ashoka Africa

Nigeria

Ian Lorenzen

Executive Director and Partner

Growth Africa

Denmark

Tanja Wehsely

Vienna City Parliament and Social City Vienna

Austria

Safa Nasserldin

Vice President

Alquds University

Palestine

Sanny Gaddafi

Online Social Network Guy, Founder Institute

8villages

Indonesia

Rudy Laddaga Lopez

Entrepreneur

Gnius Club

Mexico

Marta A. Tomovska

Former Minister of Information Society and Administration

Digital Transformation Strategist / Business Development Consultant

Macedonia

Ralph Simon

CEO & Founder

Mobilium International

United Kingdom

Chitranganie Mubarak

Senior Programme Head

ICT Agency of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director

Digital Empowerment Foundation

India

Rodrigo Assumpção

President

Dataprev

Brazil

Ana Gonçalves Pereira

Diretora Executiva

APDC – Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento das Comunicações

Portugal

Tore Haugland

CEO

Ouvi

Brazil

Badr Ward

CEO

Lamsa

Saudi Arabia

Manar Al Hashash

eContent Alchemist & Activist; Advisor to the Minister

Kuwait Council of Ministries

Kuwait

Dorothy Gordon

Technology for Development consultant

Ghana

Agang K. Ditlhogo

Co-Founder

The clicking Generation

Botswana

 

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