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Jallow, Adama

Adama Jallow is an I.T Officer (Programmer) at Social security and Housing Finance Corporation, she is responsible for the database and Information system administration, data analyst and a technical support in her work organization. She received her B.Sc. in Computer Science from Venezuela through a government Scholarship Award, where she built and develop her interest in ICT and Software development to be more specific in Instituto Universitario de Estado Bolivar, Venezuela in 2014.

Adama is currently undergoing a M.Sc. Degree in Information System from the University of Gaston Berger Senegal sponsored by the World Bank under the ACE project Scholarship program. Adama, aside from official work contributes a lot in volunteerism and societal contributions directed to youth empowerment and development in her community as part of her extra- curricular activities. She also coordinates a mentorship and Internship program for high school students for five different high schools, students preparing for college and a platform, which facilitates students to network.

She is currently the All Girls Tech Coordinator for the Give1Project Gambia a Non-profit organization, As the Give1Project All Tech Coordinator I am responsible of All Tech training activities for the organization: All girls Code Project, Cyber Security Advocacy, Africa Code Week Train the Trainer Coordinator. A Internet Governance Forum National Civil Society Stakeholder Representative for the Organization. She participate in the 2017 AfChix training on System Administration and Domain Name Registration in the Gambia and is one of  the founding members  of GamChix  a women in Technology sub-org of AfChix.

Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Villa Le Bocage
Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland

igf [at] un [dot] org
+41 (0) 229 173 411