Emmanuella Nzahabonimana

Head of Tehnology & Cybersecurity, BPR Bank Rwanda Plc, Rwanda

A passionate Technology and cybersecurity Leader with over 13 years progressive experience in the Technology industry. Emmanuella holds a master’s degree in Cybersecurity from university of Liverpool. She is currently the head of Technology and cybersecurity at BPR Bank Rwanda Plc, the 2nd largest bank in Rwanda banking sector, which is a result of a merger of KCB Bank Rwanda and Banque Populaire du Rwanda. Emmanuella won FEMTech leader of the year award in 2022 and is among the 10 women who won Angaza awards in 2020 by Kenya Wallstreets, which are awards given to outstanding women in honor of their contribution to the banking and financial services sector in East Africa. A believer in women empowerment, in addition to mentoring women within the bank, Emmanuella is a member of Techwomen Rwanda, which is an initiative of the U.S Department of State to empower, connect and support the next generation of women leaders in STEM. Through the program, she mentors and trains students in local schools.