Janet Longmore is the founder and CEO of Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT), a youth-led movement of daring social innovators who are creating opportunities and transforming communities around the world.
A champion for technology-driven, community-owned solutions in developing regions of the world, Janet sits on the World Economic Forum Internet for All Steering Committee, which aims to drive digital inclusion across the globe. Janet was named a Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship in 2013 and is a 2016 recipient of Canada’s Meritorious Service Cross, which recognizes her as a strong example of social leadership and innovation bringing considerable honour to Canada.
As an accomplished social entrepreneur, Janet emphasizes the importance of social, economic, and digital inclusion of young women. DOT’s network of young women are role models in their community and are paving the way for other women and girls to become empowered users of technology, successful entrepreneurs, and leaders of positive change.