Women in Tech initiatives in Africa are growing at an amazing and encouraging rate. From Nigeria to South Africa, Ethiopia to to Mali, we have in the past highlighted 10 organisations in Africa that are encouraging women and girls to venture into tech related careers.
She Leads Africa will this month be launching the SheHive Nairobi event over 4 days providing over 15 expert led, training sessions covering the topics that professionals and entrepreneurs need to know in order to succeed. SheHive Nairobi will be happening in June 30-July 3 with am aim to give the skills and knowledge from an impressive list of speakers..
Confirmed speakers include:
+ Bob Collymore – CEO of Safaricom
+ Hilda Moraa – Founder and former CEO of Weza Tele Ltd.
+ Nik Nesbitt – GM, IBM East Africa
+ Helen Gichohi – MD of Equity Group Foundation, Board Member of the Equity Group
+ Wangira Longauer – Host, Moments (Ebony Life TV)
Half Day Business development + customer research workshop with SLA co-founders (All Access pass holders only)
Full day Investor Readingess + Marketing workshop with SLA co-founders and expert mentors (All Access pass holders only)
+ Making bank in the Beauty Industry with Maureen Murunga (Founder, Neo Amadavi)
+ Building a tech business with Hildaa Moraa (Founder, Weza Tela Ltd)
+ From Start up to Corporate World with Nik Nesbitt (GM, IBM East Africa)
+ Gender equality: The role of the state + private section with Bob Collymore (CEO, Safaricom)
+ Women as Funders with Andreata Muforo (Investment Director, TL.Com)
+ The Business of Entertainment with Wanjira Longauer (Host, Moments – Ebony Life TV)
+ The Business of NGOs and Foundations with Helen Gichohi (MD of Equity Group Foundation, Board Member of the Equity Group)
+ Building a hospitality business with Shamim Ehsani (Marketing Director, Tribe Hotel)
+ Developing your leadership style with Eunice Nyala (Execuitive Coach)
+ Networking and team building activities
Student Pass: $20 / 2,020 KHS
Day Pass: $25 / 2,530 KHS
Weekend Pass: $50 / 5,050 KHS
All Access Pass: $250 / 25,225 KHS
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About She Leads Africa
She Leads Africa believe’s in the power of young African women to build amazing careers and businesses, serve as community leaders and influencers, and eventually take over the world. We create content and offline programs to support young, ambitious African women around the world. Over the last 2 years, we have trained over 400 women, disbursed $50,000 in funding to African female entrepreneurs and have facilitated investments of $1.2mn to these same entrepreneurs. Our organization has also been featured on CNN , Forbes and CNBC Africa.