Esther Mwema is 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; and has also worked at the UN. Esther was 2022 recipient of the Mozilla Creative Media award. She is an Open Internet leader who prioritises African feminist and decolonial practices. Esther graduated with an MSc in Inequalities from the London School of Economics.