Women in Tech® 100 Top Speakers 2023
Ayumi Moore Aoki
Founder CEO - Women in Tech® Global
Fields of Expertise:
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Disruptive Technologies
Country of residence: France
Under Ayumi’s leadership, Women in Tech® Global operates on four pillars: education, business, digital inclusion, and advocacy. Through education, the organization equips women with the skills to excel in STEAM careers. They foster a supportive environment for women entrepreneurs and leaders through business initiatives. Digital inclusion ensures no woman or girl is left behind in the digital era, and advocacy drives systemic change by challenging gender biases in the tech industry.
Ayumi’s dedication to women empowerment and technology has earned her the high patronage of Mr. Emmanuel Macron, the President of France. Women in Tech® Global has also signed a partnership with UN Women and is part of the Edisson Alliance of the Economic Forum.
Born in Brazil to a Brazilian mother and Japanese father, Ayumi’s diverse upbringing shaped her beliefs. Moving to South Africa during apartheid, she witnessed injustices and discrimination, fueling her desire to challenge oppressive norms based on gender and race.
In 2008, Ayumi transformed her life by learning to code through self-teaching. This newfound digital skill not only improved her personal life but also led her to create her first company. In 2018, she founded Women in Tech® Global, impacting the lives of women and girls worldwide.
As an international expert in women empowerment, Ayumi speaks at global events, including PauseFest, TEDx Ist, UFM Business Forum, GMI Summit, and LEAP. She inspires audiences to challenge the status quo and embrace diversity in the tech world.
Ayumi Moore Aoki’s dedication to empowering women and girls in STEAM fields has ignited a global movement. Through Women in Tech® Global, she redefines norms, breaks down barriers, and creates an inclusive tech industry for future generations.
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