Huawei awards the most excellent woman in ICT in Uganda



Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, awarded the most excellent woman in ICT in Uganda at the 4th Annual MTN Woman in Business awards, on Friday 18th March at the Kampala Serena Hotel.

The awards with the theme “Women in Business: Using technology to manage their business”, were launched last month to help equip business communities in Uganda with the relevant ICT tools and expertise to not only start up new business ventures but also to grow and enhance their current business to ensure optimum output, increased efficiency and improved profitability. This program has over the last three years extended to women in Business (WiB) in Particular, in an effort to accelerate the role of women in driving enterprise development and Job creation.

Suzan Ajok of Straight Talk Foundation who emerged winner in Excellence in ICT Award category was awarded with a plaque and Huawei P8 Phone. Suzan has devoted 18 years to Straight Talk, moving from data clerk up through the ranks to Executive Director. She used the MTN ICT solutions (SMS and the Straight Talk Foundations hotline) to effectively communicate to communities in far-reaching places such as Karamoja.

Huawei Awarded a total of three P8 phones to winners and wingles, mobile wifi routers, bluetooth speakers and car chargers to women interviewees.