Judith Owigar is a social entrepreneur who uses technology as a
tool to empower youth and young women. She believes that exposure,
education and use of technology can increase the quality of life
and as such change the world. Through Akirachix activities that she
leads, she seeks to increase the number of women who create
technological solutions and in effect change the perception of
technology by women.
Judith was named as an international Focus fellow in 2014. In 2012 and 2009 she was named as one of the Top 40 under 40 women by the Business Daily newspaper in Kenya. In 2011 Judith was awarded the Anita Borg Change Agent Award by the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology.