Juliana Rotich has pioneered innovations that have put Kenya on the map as one of Africa’s leaders in technology. Her online platform Ushahidi brings technology to the people who need it the most.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has awarded the 2019 prize to Juliana Rotich, founder of software project Ushahidi, which was introduced to monitor violence in Kenya following the 2007 general elections.
She is an IT pioneer, entrepreneur, women's rights activist: In Berlin, Kenyan Juliana Rotich was honored by German Chancellor Angela Merkel with this year's German Africa Prize.
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