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Tuesday, June 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Featured Panel with Judith Okonkwo: Pioneering XR in Africa

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Judith Okonkwo is a Technology Evangelist, Business Psychologist and Organisation Development Consultant with experience working in Africa, Asia and Europe.  She sits on the Board of the European Organisation Design Forum, advises Startups, not-for-profits and SMEs on emerging technologies and is a guest lecturer at several HEIs. She is also the creator of the Oriki Coaching Model™ and a co-founder of We Will Lead Africa. Judith is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. 

In 2016 Judith set up Imisi 3D a creation lab in Lagos focused on building the African ecosystem for extended reality technologies (AR/VR/MR), and connecting XR communities across the continent. The lab provides learning opportunities and access to XR resources for creators and enthusiasts, while supporting engagement and adoption by the wider community, and consulting and content creation for clients. In 2018 she set up AR/VR Africa which holds large XR events on the continent, the most recent - the 2020  AR/VR Africa hackathon - had participants from 27 African countries. Judith is especially passionate about the adaptation of immersive technologies to create solutions on the continent, particularly low/mid cost virtual reality, for education, healthcare and storytelling.  Imisi 3D’s most recent VR film production Lagos At Large made the Forbes list of the Top 50 XR Experiences of 2019.

Judith is a current member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council for Augmented and Virtual Reality.

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Judith Okonkwo

Founder, Imisi 3D
Judith Okonkwo is a Technology Evangelist, Business Psychologist and Organisation Development Consultant with experience working in Africa, Asia and Europe. She sits on the Board of the European Organisation Design Forum, advises Startups, not-for-profits and SMEs on emerging technologies... Read More →


Tuesday June 8, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
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