Tanya Accone's career has focused on helping international public and private sector organizations understand how to amplify their impact through the convergence of innovation, communication and technology. She works with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) as a Senior Adviser on Innovation.
During her career she has nurtured various innovation and technology for development initiatives, spearheaded the development of Internet businesses and content portals throughout the African continent, was the Internet Editor of southern Africa’s largest newspaper and worked at the Washington Post.
Accone has a Journalism degree from Rhodes University, completed her MA in Public Communication at American University on a Fulbright Scholarship, and holds an MS in Studies of the Future, long-range strategic planning, from the University of Houston-Clear Lake
Who Innovates Matters
13:10 - 13:30, 23rd of September (Wednesday) 2020/ INSPIRE STAGE