Kadiri, Ugbede-Ojo D.

Founder / Gender Equality and Inclusion Officer


Kadiri, Ugbede-Ojo Dominic is the founder of Women in ICT Foundation and Gender Equality and Inclusion Officer with extensive experience in promoting gender equality and social inclusion in various organizations.

He has a strong academic background in Philosohpy and gender studies, and has worked with local and international organizations to develop and implement gender-responsive programs and policies.

Kadiri is a skilled communicator and has a demonstrated ability to engage with diverse stakeholders, including government agencies, civil society organizations, and marginalized communities. He is passionate about promoting gender equality and social inclusion, and has worked to address issues such as gender-based violence, access to education and healthcare, and economic empowerment for women.

Kadiri’s expertise in gender equality and social inclusion has been recognized through various awards and accolades, including the Gender Champion Award for his work on promoting women’s rights and empowerment. He is committed to creating a world where everyone, regardless of their gender or background, has equal opportunities and can reach their full potential.

Additionally, he’s the founder and CEO of Kadnetworks Limited; an Information, Networks and Communication Technology Company founded in 2012. Kadnetworks operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolios. He’s also the founder of Bellyful Agricaultural Technology and Mechimo an Artificial Intelligence Company.


Ugbede-Ojo provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment. His current focus areas include Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Climate Change, FinTech, Micro-Medium-Small Enterprises Development, Women’s Right, e-Health, e-Governance, Cyber Security and Technology Innovation Pathfinder.


Kadiri holds B.A Philosophy, PGD and Professional Certifications. Apart from formal Programs, he has undergone short-duration Programs in humanities and in the technology sector.

He has participated in several programs, conferences, consultations and workshops in the areas of interest. He has been a regular speaker at various seminars, symposium and conferences.