Lillian Achom

Lillian Achom

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Biography

Fourteen years with community outreach programs, Lillian Achom is experienced in establishing women-led Community Networks to bring Internet services to rural and remote communities in East, South, West and Northern regions of Africa.

Ugandan by nationality, Lillian believes an Information Communications Technology (ICT)-empowered society is an opportunity for employment, economic growth, and better livelihoods. Especially true for women and girls in rural and remote communities in Uganda, through AccessPlus, Lillian brings more women and girls online by teaching them the benefits of the Internet and how to use the technology safely.

She advocates for affordable access to connectivity in underserved communities, for equal economic development. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information System from Africa University in Zimbabwe.

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