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Jane Egerton Idehen

A telecommunication executive with over 17 years ’experience in the Nigerian, Liberian and Ghanaian telecommunications markets. I hold an Engineering degree from the university of Nigeria and an MBA from Warwick Business school, UK. And an Executive education from Harvard Business School and Yale School of Management. I worked as part of the Ericsson Ghana and Liberia executive leadership team. Where I managed the Account teams for Ericsson in Ghana and Liberia. I am currently the country Manager Nigeria and Regional Sales Manager West Africa for a Satellite company: Avanti Communications Ltd. In 2019 I received the 50 Leading Ladies in Corporate Nigeria Leadership award.

I have a strong passion for promoting girls in STEM and ensuring women in STEM industries remain and grow their careers in that industry. I am the founder of Women & Career ( a platform that seeks to support women to grow their careers and encourage young girls to aspire to have one. I curate my thoughts around my career journey, experiences and passion in life. Join our conversation on our Facebook page @WomenNCareer and Check out video blog Women and Career on YouTube.

I have always envisioned myself playing a leading role in the introduction and adoption of advanced communication technologies and techniques and I remain committed to this even today. In 2019 I received an award as one of the “50 Leading Ladies in Corporate Nigeria” .

I am married with a son and daughter .

Some of my published work include:
1. The Louboutin Theory
2. Dare to be bore, What I learnt
3. The Speech I never gave
4. Forging a career in Tech: It is Lonely at the top!

Recent Speaking events and Women and Career Sponsorships:
1. Lincoln community School, Accra – April 2017
2. African Science Academy: Tema, Accra – August 2016
3. Akua Kuenyehia Foundation Ebiri hills Accra – August 2016
4. Ashesi Innovation ‘Xperience (AIX) , Ashesi university -August 2016
5. The Lounge (Star FM Accra) – April 2017
6. TEDx Youth Ho Ghana -July 2017
7. Tech Trends Nigeria ( Channels TV) -September 2017
8. Toogedar Lagos -July 2017
9. Think Breakfast Series Nigeria -September 2017
10. Before Iturn18 Ajegunle (sponsor ) -Dec 2017
11. CFA’s Startup Hangout Nov 2017
12. TEDx Ajegunle Women (sponsor) Nov 2017
13. Eko Konnect Women in WACREN -Jan 2018
14. Exquisite Magazine “Intl Women Days Brunch” March 2018
15. NigeriaCom 2018 September 2018
16. AI4A Broadband Infrastructure Forum Nov 2018
17. Women in Leadership Forum March 2019
18. African Women in Technology March 2019
19. Digital Rights Management ( Panel) April 2019
20. Change Makers Innovation Challenge ( ACT Foundation). July 2019
21. Wiki Loves Women (WFM 91.7). August 2019
22. JOWY’s Fashion BRUNCH ( success Series) August 2019
23. NigeriaCom 2019 September 2019

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