Jane Egerton-Idehen is a telecommunication executive with over 19 years of experience in the Nigerian, Liberian and Ghanaian telecommunications markets. She holds an Engineering degree from the University of Nigeria and an MBA from Warwick Business school, UK. And an Executive education from Harvard Business School and Yale school of Management. She worked as part of the Ericsson Ghana and Liberia executive leadership team. The became the country Manager in Nigeria and Regional Director West Africa for a Satellite company: Avanti Communications Ltd. She is currently the head of sales for Middle East and Africa for Facebook. In 2019 she received the 50 Leading Ladies in Corporate Nigeria Leadership award. In 2021 she was featured as one of the Change Makers by University of Warwick.
Her passion is seeing women like herself fulfilling their purpose, growing their careers. She has a history of promoting girls in STEM ( science, technology engineering and mathematics), it can be traced to her undergraduate days when as a member of  the International institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), she co-founded IEEE Women In Engineering Nigeria.

 

A quintessential extrovert, Jane enjoys golf, cycling, and salsa. She is married to Egerton Idehen and they have a son, Asher and a daughter, Sarah, who inspires Jane to continue to push for diversity in male-dominated fields. Although she travels extensively, Jane calls Lagos, Nigeria home.

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