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1. Bio

My name is Candace “Adetutu” Nkoth Bisseck and I spend a good share of my time helping people to improve their life, business and career via digital technology. Adetutu is my Yoruba name.

Some may define me as an introverted and multi-passionate workaholic:

  • I support the work of digital changemakers via my platform digitalfordevelopment.org. I work as a consultant and guest speaker for private and public organizations such as United Nations agencies, World Trade Organisations, and governments in the field of Digital Economy as a lever for development.
  • I help SME owners across Africa to scale-up their business using innovation, working hand in hand with Stanford Seed teams in Africa and Palo Alto.
  • I also like to spend time empowering ambitious young women (and men) in writing the next chapter of their career or business success stories.

Before, I have had the pleasure to work

  • in  the field of marketing for l’Oreal in Paris
  • as a consultant in the fields of innovation, telecommunications and digital economy for projects in Europe, Africa, Europe, and Asia.
  • as the country manager of Kaymu then Jumia Market, an  eCommerce venture in Cameroon, helping thousands of merchants to generate additional revenues by teaching them how to use the internet and digital tools to sell beyond their physical shop and beyond their city. This teamwork resulted in form of recognition from the press and several key industry stakeholders. Among others, I had the honor to be ranked first in Forbes list of 30 young African changemakers.

I define myself as a World Citizen from Africa, I am passionate about new technologies, sports, travels and personal development. For more interactions, feel free to follow me on Facebook , Twitter and on LinkedIn . I here share in English and French.

I hope you find here answers to your questions, valuable information and/or some form of entertainment, because why not!  And to find out more about my work, please feel free to check below the articles, interviews and other publications (in French and in English) in which I have been featured, as well as the awards and recognition I received for my work.

Enjoy !

Candace Nkoth Bisseck

Candace Nkoth for Inspire Afrika

 

2. Press & Media

 

 

 

 

Forbes : “Un esprit en mouvement permanent”.

 

 

 

 

 

howwemadeitinafrica.com : “Meet the Boss: Candace Nkoth Bisseck”

 

 

Africa 24Candace Nkoth Bisseck est l’invitée de Décryptage

 

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 LeMonde.fr : “Rien n’est figé pour cette jeune diplômée née à Paris, éduquée au Cameroun et initiée à la vie professionelle en Côte d’Ivoire.”

 

CameroonCEO.com : “Entreprenante et forte, elle ne recule devant rien pour avancer dans la vie et impacter son environnement.”

 

 CKoment Magazine “L’égérie d’un leadership féminin” 

 

 

 

 

La Tribune Afrique : “Elle est l’un des jeunes espoirs du continent africain.”

 

 

AfroHuslter: “It’s Women’s Day: Let’s Celebrate Cameroon’s Top Three Women in Tech”

 

3. Awards & Honours

 

 

 

4. Contact

 

 

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