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TED Fellows in the Field: How Juliana Rotich is connecting Africans with rugged technology

Meet Kenyan technologist, entrepreneur and TED Fellow Juliana Rotich in the latest installment of the Fellows in the Field video series. Visit the iHub, an incubator for Nairobi’s young technology entrepreneurs, and learn about BRCK, a rugged mobile WiFi device with huge potential to bring connectivity to areas of the world with limited infrastructure.

“It’s been incredible to see how the technology sector has changed in Kenya and in Africa,” Rotich says. “There is more work to do to provide opportunity and to create companies that not only solve problems here, but can also solve problems around the world.

Interested in becoming a TED Fellow yourself? The search is on for the next class. Learn more about becoming a TEDGlobal 2017 Fellow in Arusha, Tanzania. We encourage all talented innovators in their fields — science, art, technology, entrepreneurship, film and beyond — to apply to become a TED Fellow, especially those working across the African continent.

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