Esther Mwema is an artist and a digital inequalities practitioner with expertise in internet governance, digital transformation, and innovation. She has over ten years commitment to social impact at the intersection of youth, technology, and gender, through her non-profits Digital Grassroots and SAFIGI Outreach Foundation. She also has extensive experience at the United Nations. Esther is an Open Internet leader who prioritises African feminist and decolonial practices. Esther graduated with an MSc in Inequalities and Social Science from the London School of Economics.