Elizabeth Oyange

Episode 8

Our guest in episode 8 is Elizabeth Oyange, an intellectual property specialist. Elizabeth's path into the world of intellectual property (IP) began when she unexpectedly landed a job with the BBC in London working with the Global Brands and Licensing Department. She later returned to. her home country Kenya to train to be a lawyer, but still effortlessly gravitated towards IP, specialising in copyright law. She is passionate about intellectual property’s intersection with traditional knowledge, culture and technology. She is currently the Copyright Specialist at Aga Khan University Global, East Africa where she oversees the university copyright matters, intellectual property training and consultation. Elizabeth is also a certified patent agent.

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Betty Kankam-Boadu

Inspiring Open : Host

Journalist • Media Advocate • Host of Inspiring Open

Rachel Zadok

Inspiring Open : Production Manager

Writer • Editor • Executive Director: Short Story Day Africa • Designer

Isla Haddow-Flood

Inspiring Open: Executive Producer

Project and Marketing Strategist • Open Movement Advocate and Activator • Co-Lead Wiki In Africa

Florence Devouard

Inspiring Open: Executive Producer

Consultant • Speaker • Free Knowledge Advocate. Senior International Project Manager. Former ChairWoman of Wikimedia Foundation.

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Inspiring Open is a podcast series from Wiki Loves Woman – a project of Wiki in Africa. It is available across multiple platforms under a free licence (CC BY SA). The series is free to access and free to share, redistribute, reuse, and remix.

Inspiring Open was funded through the International Relief Fund for Organisations in Culture and Education 2021, an initiative of the German Federal Foreign Office, the Goethe-Institut and other partners. And an annual grant from the Wikimedia Foundation.