Vice-Chancellor of Kampala International University and the Chair of the Implementation Network (IN) for VODAN Africa
Francisca Oladipo is a Professor of Computing at Federal University Lokoja (FUL), Nigeria and the Executive Coordinator VODAN Africa. She currently serves a the pioneer Director of Quality Assurance at FUL.
She had served previously at Kampala International University (KIU), Uganda as the pioneer Director of Research, Innovations, and International relations. Prof. Oladipo serves as the Chief Technical Advisor (Kogi) on the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and, Facilitator, Africa Centre of Excellence in Technology and Learning (ACETEL), National Open University of Nigeria.
As the Executive Coordinator of VODAN Africa, the Initiative has given Africa a place in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic through the deployment of 10 machine-actionable COVID-19 FAIR Data Points across Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and the Netherlands. She is currently leading the expansion of the initiative into Liberia, Tanzania, Somalia, China, Indonesia, and Kazakhstan.
Associate Professor of Public Health and Head of the Research Center for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH), Mekelle University. Coordinator, the Digital Health Research and Development
Lecturer, Olabisi Onabanjo University, and convener, WiDS OOU
Lecturer of Social Transformation at Tangaza University College, Grassroot Wellness Campaign Convener
Medical Doctor, Quality Healthcare Expert and Associate Professor, College of Medicine, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Prof. Bernard Chazovacchi is the Dean, Julius Nyerere School of Social Sciences, Great Zimbabwe University.
Julia Duncan-Cassel was the former minister of gender, children, and social protection under President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. As a minister, she promoted women's engagement in politics, opposed violence against women, and oversaw the care of Ebola orphans during the West African Ebola epidemic.
Jamal Mohamed Warsawe is the Dean Health School, East Africa University, Somalia.
Assistant Professor Biostatistics and Health Informatics at School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University
Dr. Ibrahim Abdullahi serves as the Director of ICT and the Head of the Department of Computer Science at Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai (IBBUL), Niger State Nigeria.
He is a Senior Member of the IEEE (SMIEEE,) a Member of the Institute of Neural Network Society (INNS), Association of Computer Machinery (ACM).
He is on the Board of the School-Based Management Committee of the Federal Ministry of Education in Nigeria, a National Secretary on the Committee of Technical Advisors of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and doubles as the Chief Technical Advisor of Niger State. He has served among the Nigerian Communications Commissions (NCC) roundtable of the Academia and Industry.