Launching the Principles for Digital Inclusion in the Green Economy

OTTAWA, Canada, February 12, 2024 — Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is thrilled to unveil a significant milestone resulting from the collaborative efforts of the EDISON Alliance Sprint Group. In the span of seven months, from May to November 2023, DOT, alongside esteemed partners like NetHope, Dubai Cares, Goodwall, The Digital School, UNICEF, and other members, […]

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Lambert Rulindana, Rwanda

My advice: idea first, capital second

Rwandan social entrepreneur and mentor at FabLab, Lambert Rulindana, shares some advice for entrepreneurs and changemakers. Transcript: I’m Lambert Rulindana, I’m coming from Rwanda. What I can tell the youth who are looking at me now is: Don’t be afraid of anything. Don’t look for capital before you generate an idea. First, generate your idea […]


Enam Agbozo, founder of Radix Nest in Ghana

Every solution is driven by motivation

Enam Agbozo, founder of Radix Nest in Ghana, shares some advice based on her experience as a social entrepreneur Transcript: Hello, my name is Enam Agbozo, from Ghana. I want to share with you some two quotes that I have coined from my experience starting a social innovation and going through the journey. The first […]


3 Inspiring Lessons from the 2017 DOT Unconference

For three inspiring days, these daring young innovators shared their business ideas and collaborated to find better ways to improve their communities. The workshops were run by youth themselves, and there was a lot of learning happening. Here are three of our favourite lessons. Global ideas are useful at a local scale Winnie Nyato is […]


Developers in Vogue

LinkedIn for social entrepreneurs

Ivy Barley Co-Founder, Developers in Vogue Accra, Ghana @ibivarley Often, social entrepreneurs get carried away by the many tasks to be completed and forget an important piece – social media! “Well, after all, who cares about social media when I have to be in the field making things work,” they say. Social media, when used […]


DOT’s 2017 Youth Unconference

We held our second Youth Unconference in Rwanda this year! The DOT Unconference brought together 100 young social innovators from across Africa, the Middle East, and Indigenous Canada for an inspiring and fun-filled three days in May. Hosted by DOT Rwanda, youth showcased their social enterprises and led interactive peer-learning sessions to develop their networks, share […]


TEDxLIU Beirut: My Butterfly Effect

DOT’s MENA Regional Lead and Lebanon Country Director Marianne Bitar Karam speaks at TEDxLIUBeirut about women, leadership, entrepreneurship, and the ‘butterfly effect’ of empowerment.


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