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Roya Mahboob        

CEO of Digital Citizen Fund

Roya Mahboob is an Afghan entrepreneur and philanthropist focused on building #DigitalLiteracy for women and children in developing countries.

Mahoob is the Founder and CEO of Afghan Citadel Software Company (ACSC) a software development company founded with the intention to facilitate more jobs for recent graduates, especially girls, and help them find opportunities in the new IT markets of Afghanistan.

She is also co-founder and CEO of the Digital Citizen Fund," Formally Women's Annex Foundation", a non-profit organization focused on #DigitalLiteracy to empower women and children in developing countries.

Her personal goal for #Digital Literacy is to bridge the gap between developed and developing countries by offering practical online skills in her company and platform EdyEdy for youth in developing countries.

Mahboob also sits on the Advisory Board of Forbes school of business of Ashford University, Resolution project, and the Global Thinkers Forum organization.

She was named to TIME Magazineā€™s 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2013 for her work in building internet classrooms in high schools in Afghanistan. She is also a Member of the 2014 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, Civic Innovators and Young Leader of World Economic Form.


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