Roya Mahboob

CEO, Digital Citizen Fund

United States

Roya Mahboob is an Afghan entrepreneur and philanthropist focused on building #DigitalLiteracy for women and children in developing countries. Roya is the President of Digital Citizen Fund, which aims to increase women’s technological literacy and provide opportunities for girls in developing countries like Afghanistan. Roya was additionally named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2013 for her work in building internet classrooms in high schools in Afghanistan.

Solution: The Digital Citizen Fund empowers young women in developing countries by allowing them to succeed in a global market through access to technology and education.


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