Towards the end of July 2022, CEO Today magazine announced its 2022 Africa Awards finalists and winners. The CEO and Founder of DotconnectAfrica Group, Sophia Bekele was also featured in the 2022 special edition of winners as a recognition of her work at DCA group. This was a second time she was featured as of 2021, the CEO Today also featured her for her “exceptional business leadership and growth. Read here the 2021 Edition
In an interview with CEO Today Sophia stated DotConnectAfrica Group journey started with pioneering the .Africa Internet domain name for Africa and championed it through government endorsements and the highly acclaimed Yes2dotAfrica campaign.
“Despite the decade old .Africa challenge, DCA Trust has managed to successfully and innovatively deliver on its educational commitment to Africa by further pioneering “impact programs” for women and youth.” Sophia Bekele continued.
Sophia also explained in detail what these “impact programs” are and how they are achieved under the umbrella of the DCA Digital Academy.
Sophia continued to say that the work of DotConnectAfrica Group has been exemplary to many in Africa and globally and DCA is proud to have “paved the way” as its programs have been globally emulated and/or adapted with similar or same models since.
According to CEO Today Africa Award 2022, DotConnectAfrica Group is among the organizations that have managed to stay afloat for the last two years, where most African businesses faced extreme challenges. Under the leadership and innovation of Sophia Bekele the CEO and Founder, the organization continued to create new value and better the quality of life for all. She has always been demonstrating her commitment to the organizations and has paved a new way for business to thrive in the modern era. Read here the full Interview