There will be Obstacles, Limitations and Challenges. Alas! You've Got all it Takes to Overcome - Farida Bedwei

 

At Brighter Investment, we are on a mission to deliver the dreams of academically talented but financially handicapped Ghanaian students of a billion realities. We understand that there will be many bumps on the road to success. However, we are confident you have all it takes to overcome every obstacle and rise to great heights. Just like Farida, an amazing woman we are greatly inspired by, you are full of solutions for the world. By utilizing your super power of determination, we know that the world would be a much better place for everyone.

Farida Nana Efua Bedwei is a Ghanaian Software Engineer and co-founder of Logiciel, a fin-tech company in Ghana. Through Logiciel, Farida promotes financial inclusion by building micro-banking systems for financial institutions.

Prior to co-founding Logiciel, Farida worked in the telecom software industry where she developed mobile gateways and services for mobile networks and content providers.

In addition to being an IT enthusiast, Farida is an author and a disability-rights advocate. She self-published her first book titled, ‘Definition of a Miracle’ a few years ago and partnered with Leti Arts in October 2018 to author the first comic book featuring  a super heroine with Cerebral Palsy called Karmzah.

Farida has won several awards across Africa for her work in the technology industry as well as for her activism in promoting disability awareness. She has been featured on CNN, BBC, MSNBC Africa, DW Radio  and many other local and international media platforms. She has also won a number of local and international awards and was adjudged the most influential woman in business and governance (finance sector) for her work in computerizing the microfinance industry.

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Joy Lamptey