SPEAKERS
Ida Jeng

Ida Jeng

Lab Manager
United Nations OCHA

Ida Jeng is Danish-Gambian and an international communication specialist on a mission to innovate the humanitarian sector through innovation and technology. Ida currently works for the award-winning technology startup REFUNITE. Prior to joining REFUNITE in Nairobi, Kenya, Ida worked for a United Nations agency in New York, as a technology blogger for a national Danish newspaper, and as a digital consultant for nonprofit organizations. She started her career working for one of Copenhagen's biggest communication agencies. Ida is a speaker on innovation and technology in emerging markets and has travelled extensively in refugee camps across Africa. Her passion for technology and social entrepreneurship, has led her to facilitate hackathons in cities, such as Berlin, London, New York, Nairobi and refugee camps.