Paula Ingabire

Paula Ingabire is a Rwandan technology enthusiast and politician, who serves as the Minister of Information and communications technology and Innovation, in the Cabinet of Rwanda, since 18 October 2018.[1][2]

Paula Ingabire
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BornJanuary 24, 1983
Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology (Msc)
University of Rwanda - College of Science and Technology
OccupationMinister of ICT and Innovation
Years active2008 — present
Known forTechnology and Politics
Home townKigali
TitleMinister of ICT and Innovation in the Cabinet of Rwanda
Spouse(s)Silvin Songa

Before her current appointment, she was the Head of the Kigali Innovation City initiative. Prior to that, she held the position of Head of ICT at the Rwanda Development Board.[1][2][3]

She joined the reshuffled cabinet of President Paul Kagame who reduced the members of cabinet from 31 to 26. The cabinet is 50% women making Rwanda, with Ethiopia, the only two African countries with gender equality in their governments.[4]

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  1. ^ a b Mwai, Collins (19 October 2018). "Kagame reshuffles Cabinet, women take up more slots". New Times (Rwanda). Kigali. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b Jean de la Croix Tabaro (18 October 2018). "Rwanda Gets New 50-50 Gender Cabinet, Fewer Ministers". Kigali: KTPress Rwanda. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  3. ^ Jean Pierre Afadhali (21 May 2016). "Rwanda seeks investor for tech city". The EastAfrican. Nairobi. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
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