Baratang Miya is the CEO of GirlHYPE, an NPO that empowers women and youth from underrepresented groups in the ICT sector in South Africa. She has partnered with organisations like UN Women, Mozilla, TechWomen, SiliconCape and Technovation to develop women’s digital literacy. Prior to that, she was the business development manager for The Bandwidth Barn in Khayelitsha and the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative BlackBerry apps lab. She also managed the City of Cape Town’s SmartCity content development strategy. Baratang was invited to present on e-commerce from the perspective of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries at the UN Committee for Development Policy.

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