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Barbara Keating, Computer Frontiers CEO, Speaks at WTCI 8th Annual Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference

Barbara Keating, Computer Frontiers CEO, Speaks at WTCI 8th Annual Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference

            Barbara Keating, President and Founder of Computer Frontiers Inc. spoke at World Trade Center Institute’s (WTCI) 8th Annual Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference. The women’s conference celebrated the global achievements of women who participate in global business, foreign affairs, and international relations. This event was presented by the World Trade Center Institute and Jhpiego. As the largest international business network in the Mid-Atlantic, WTCI provides the opportunity for businesses and global leaders to connect and expand international sales and trade all over the world.

            This event included informative panels and featured topics such as: “Developing Women Leaders,” “Women Around the Globe in 60 Minutes,” “Social Media Global Movements,” and many more. Highlighted as a visionary woman, Ms.  Keating provided key insight for the featured topic, Women Around the World in 60 Minutes – Leadership Learning Across the Globe.” In 1996, Barbara Keating founded Computer Frontiers Inc. as an international consulting firm dedicated to the applied use of Internet, information communications technology and free market principles to further the business, trade and development goals in all countries

            With over 25 years of experience working in Africa, Barbara Keating conveyed the potential growth of business in Africa, barriers for women around the globe, and addressed world issues such as gender equality. As a business leader abroad, Keating shared her valuable experience that has contributed to the success of Computer Frontiers Inc., to continue supporting the development of women leaders and advocates throughout the world.  Today, Computer Frontiers has implemented information communications technology projects in over 53 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America.

            Hosting over 250 women, the 8th Annual Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference was a success, connecting women throughout the region, at all points of the career path.

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Frontier Services International Limited expands into The Gambia!

Frontier Services International Limited expands into The Gambia

Computer Frontiers Inc. is proud to announce that Frontier Services International Limited, has established a new office in Gambia, Africa. Frontier Services Limited is an affiliated company of Computer Frontiers Inc. and was incorporated in the Gambia in the first quarter of 2014. Frontier Services Ltd. supports Computer Frontiers Inc. by administering call centers, implementing customer service support, and maintaining other network operations in Gambia.

Frontier Services New Office in The Gambia, Africa

Frontier Services Ltd has established this new office in Fajara, Gambia, and currently employs eight full time staff, three part time support personnel, and is overseen by Poncelet Ileleji, Country Director.

This sister company of CFI supports the Hospitality Industry and aligned industries, and provides call center support for E-Visa services in English for  CFI clients around the world. As the ground operator for the United States, Frontier Services Ltd also provides customer service assistance for visitors and tourists coming into the Gambia.

Computer Frontiers Inc. is proud of this establishment and continues to deliver excellent customer satisfaction in the Gambia and throughout Africa. CFI continues to provide exceptional service with affiliate companies located in Cape Verde, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe.  Today, Computer Frontiers Inc continues to serve the government and private sector clients in more than 40 countries throughout the world.

Frontier Services New Office in Gambia

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Grace Le Receives the Top Scholarship!

Grace Le is Awarded the Jack Kent Cook Scholarship!

Grace Le, staff member of Computer Frontiers Inc., has been awarded one of the most prestigious scholarships in the United Sates, the 2014 Jack Kent Cook Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This scholarship is the largest private scholarship for community college transfer students in the country, and has selected Grace as a top recipient! Grace has excelled in her academic career at Montgomery College and has been in student government as the President of the Student Council, and throughout the Montgomery County area.

The Jack Kent Cook Foundation is a private foundation that helps students reach their educational goals through financial support. The Jack Kent Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is extremely competitive, and targets top community college students who seek to complete their bachelor’s degree. Thus, this scholarship supports students in any area of study, and provides up to $30,000 per year for college tuition, living expenses, book expenses, and any other college fees.

Competing for this scholarship was no easy task – Grace completed the two phases of the application process, wrote a total of twenty essays, and was selected as a recipient of the scholarship this spring. Grace is one of only 85 finalists who has received this award from a pool of 3,705 applications throughout the nation.  Grace will use this opportunity to continue down her academic career studying chemical engineering in the fields of polymer science and nanotechnology. Grace hopes to start her own business and continues to strive for success every day.

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V. P. Nancy Wallace of Computer Frontiers Inc., Speaks at the Global Trade Forum-Doing Business in Africa

            On Monday, November 18th, Nancy Wallace, Vice President of Innovation and Strategy at Computer Frontiers Inc., gave remarks at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce’s (MCCC) “Global Trade Forum-Doing Business in Africa.” The MCCC, gathered support for the forum from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s, U.S. Export Assistance Center, the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, the Africa Trade Office of Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation, Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the Washington Metropolitan Area District Office hosted to discuss the various trade opportunities in Africa.

This forum included panel discussions, exhibitors from African Embassies, and key investment sector sessions. Ms. Nancy Wallace moderated the session on Information Technology, and provided apt insight into working in Africa. She conveyed to the attendees that Africa is one of the fastest growing regions in the world in terms of technology and development. Wallace also stated that being a small to mid-sized company with 100 employees, Computer Frontiers has found Africa’s market to be the right size. In the Gazette News, Nancy’s remarks were emphasized in the article, “Business execs gain insight into working in Africa.” “You can’t ignore what is happening there,” Wallace said. “Every time I go back, there is something new.  … The adaptation to technology and learning is incredible.”

 

To read more about Nancy Wallace in the Gazette News, vist http://www.gazette.net/article/20131118/NEWS/131119371/business-execs-gain-insight-into-working-in-africa&template=gazette

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