AWIT Kenya 2018

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The African Women in Tech (AWIT) Conference will be the one of its kind to provide attendees a unique combination of deep-dive, hands-on tech workshops, information and discussions about education, entrepreneurship, careers in tech, and how to pursue them; networking opportunities with other women in various aspects and careers in technology.

The African Women in Tech conference has been made possible through a partnership between IBOM LLC (Innov8tiv), and TechMoran.

Stay tuned for our speaker list and event agenda!

Also, check our website for updates on all our activities and events: africanwomenintech.com.

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Venue: Strathmore University
Open Doors
09:30-10:00
Warm Greetings
10:30-10:45

Welcome guests, speakers, and attendees and give a brief AWIT introduction.

Opening Session
10:45-11:30

Opening Speaker: Dr. Chao Mbogo, Program Lead at KamiLimu; Speakers: Dorothy Githae, Founder at 360 Degrees International; Lillian Njoroge, Cofounder at Gadiness Ltd; Ruth Kinyanjui, Cofounder at Global Women Network Ltd; Celestine Ukpere, Youth Skills Consulting Country Head Livity Africa (Google DSA program); Cynthia Dieyi, Founder at Slate 7 Media; and Kellen Njoroge, Head of Service Delivery at Cellulant

Investor Speak
11:45-12:30

A member of the African Business Angel Network (ABAN) speaks on fundraising tips and opportunities for African women.

Mentorship Speed-Dating
12:30-14:00

Mentorship speed-dating for women looking to find mentors and women looking to help others.

Doors Close
14:00
Venue: Nairobi Garage, Pinetree Plaza
Open Doors
08:00 - 09:00

Breakfast, networking, and exhibitions

Warm Greetings
09:15 - 09:45

Welcome guests, speakers, and attendees

Keynote
10:45- 11:45

By Ida Ng'ang'a Director at Regional Consortium for Development Africa

Achieving Your Goals The S.M.A.R.T Way
09:45 - 10:45

Session by Rebecca Powers of I-DEV International

Boss vs Leader: Actionable Strategies To Build World-Class Teams
10:45 - 11:45

Speakers on this panel include Lillian Motongori, Lade Araba, Agnes Muthoni, Ida Ng'ang'a, Sarah Richson and Rose Kananu. The panel will be moderated by Kalpa Selvakumar.

Career Shifts Do's and Don'ts
11:45 - 12:30

Speakers on this panel include Ife Osaga-Odondo, Dorothy Githae, Prudence Nyamishana, Anne Kunene, and Gladys Maina. The panel will be moderated Mercy Orangi of Andela.

Product Demo
12:30 -13:30
Lunch Break
13:45 - 14:45
Data Science vs. Big Data vs. Data Analytics
14:45 - 15:45

Speakers on this panel include Mercy Rop, Eunice Nyandat, Faith Obafemi, Huzaira Bashir and Jean Wanjiku. The panel will be moderated by Catherine Gitau.

Getting Africa On Board With Cryptocurrencies

Session by Rebecca Powers of I-DEV International

Design Session: How to define your vision

Led by Joy Kendi and Rita Njeri.

Venue: Nairobi Garage, Pinetree Plaza
Open Doors
08:00 - 08:45

Breakfast, networking, and products expo

Warm Greetings
08:45 - 09:00

Welcome guests, speakers, and attendees

Keynote
09:00 - 09:20

By Adedana Ashebir- Regional Manager Africa at Village Capital

Next Waves in Technology: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
09:30 - 10:30

Speakers on this panel include Stella Ngugi, Rabeb Othmani, Emma Okere, and Pauline Okeyo. The panel will be moderated by Vivian Akinyi.

Getting and Making The Most of Mentorship
10:30 - 11:30

Speakers on this panel include June Barasa, Celestine Ukpere, Gertrude Nyenyeshi, and Charity Murigi. The panel will be moderated by Barbara Sharon.

The Elevator Pitch: How to Get Investors' Ears and Funding
11:30 - 12:30

Speakers on this panel include Winnie Odhiambo, Esther Ndeti, Karen Serem Waithaka and Silvya Kananu. The panel will be moderated by Chao Mbogo.

Lunch Break
Announce Pitch Winners
13:00 - 13:30
Cyber Security Strategies and Trends 
13:30 - 14:30

Speakers on this panel include Irene Njoroge, Stacy Chege, Laura Tich, Faith Obafemi and Joylynn Kirui.

5 Key Lessons I took from my Entrepreneurship Journey
14:30 - 15:30

Speakers on this panel include Cynthia Dieyi, Monica Kang'uru, Mary Job, Lisa Ugogo, Joyce Mbaya. The panel will be moderated by Quinta Onditi.

Closing Fireside Chat
15:30 - 16:30

Led by Divine Muragijimana, Milkah Wachiuri and Dorcas Muthoni

Doors close

Register Event Free


Event Detail

July 19, 2018 8:00 am
July 21, 2018 5:00 pm

Organizers

African Women In Technology
info@africanwomenintech.com