Women in Tech Week (WiTW) – Lagos Chapter

WiTW brings together women & girls in the field of technology & entrepreneurship

Overview

Sep 18 - Sep 22, 2018  • 
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NG_Hub by Facebook and Zone Tech Park
Lagos, Nigeria
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Women in Tech Africa (WiTA) Week – Lagos Chapter.

Women in Tech Africa (WiTA), is founded by Ethel Cofie (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethel_Delali_Cofie), a Ghanaian IT professional, entrepreneur and consultant who is also considered as one of the top five women impacting IT in Africa.

The annual Women in Tech Week Festival makes it possible for Women in Tech Africa to achieve its goal of supporting female leadership, entrepreneurship and creating a pipeline for girls to choose technology. The Week brings together women and girls in the fields of technology and entrepreneurship and provides a platform to interact, network and share ideas in Technology, Entrepreneurship, Work-life balance, and Leadership.

Women in Tech Africa WiTW, is taking place in Germany, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Malawi, Ireland, Tanzania, Ghana, Mauritius, Somaliland, Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Rwanda, Uganda, Morocco between the 18th -22nd of September, 2018.

This year, WiTW Lagos Chapter will be holding the 5-day event at NG_Hub by Facebook https://nghub.fb.com where we have webinars with a deliberate selection of topics to enable participants drive Africa’s growth story and create an impact on people’s lives using Technology.

The ‘Teach a Skill Day’ will also hold at NG_Hub by Facebook, where we have a bootcamp on Soft Programming Skills, UX/UI development and 3-D printing. Three participants’ gets to win a 6-months paid internship to continue his training. There would also be a Digital Class, powered by Facebook to help young entrepreneurs learn the digital skills they need to move their business forward.

The main WiTW Festival will be holding at Zone Tech Park https://zonetechpark.co, where we host a Women in Technology and hear their story, the journey and how we can follow in their footsteps.

Great News to Startups and Founders, you can apply for Zone Tech Park Accelerator program! Powered by WiTW Lagos and KJK, this is an opportunity for startups and founders to build their products with Venture Builders. To know more, kindly click here: https://vc4a.com/women-in-tech-africa/tech-startup-accelerator-program/apply/ or http://bit.ly/WiTWapply 

Event Agenda:

To register for the Women in Tech Africa(WiTA) Week, Lagos Chapter, kindly click here http://bit.ly/WiTWevents 
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Day 1: Digital Africa Day

Powered by Ingressive

A Webinar on “Digital Africa” by Maya Horgan

Founder, Ingressive.

Time: 5pm -7pm

Date: Tuesday, 18th of September, 2018

Event Venue:

Join us physically at NG_Hub Facebook – 8, Montgomery road Yaba, Lagos

Or online via Zoom at http://bit.ly/WITA18

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Day 2: Tech and Agriculture Day

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A Webinar on “Tech and Agriculture” by Tope Omotolani,

Co-Founder, FarmCrowdy

Time: 5pm -7pm

Date: Wednesday, 19th of September, 2018

Event Venue:

Join us physically at NG_Hub Facebook – 8, Montgomery road Yaba, Lagos

Or online via Zoom at http://bit.ly/WiTWday2

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Day 3: Learn a Skill Day

Powered by KJK.Africa

A training and bootcamp on Programming Skills, UX/UI development, 3-D printing, Artificial Intelligence and Digital Marketing on Facebook by Facebook

  • Three participants’ win a 6-months paid internship to continue the training.
  • Entrepreneurs win credits to help them kick start their digital marketing skills for their business or to kickstart a business, DM for Facebook

Time: 10.00am -3pm

Date: Thursday, 20th of September, 2018

Event Venue:

NG_Hub Facebook – 8, Montgomery road Yaba, Lagos

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Day 4: WiTW Event Festival

Powered by Zone Tech Park

Bringing together women and girls in the fields of technology and entrepreneurship and provides a platform to interact, network and share ideas in Technology, Entrepreneurship, Work-life balance, and Leadership. Everyone is tech and aspiring to be in tech is welcome!

Applications into the Zone Tech Park Accelerator is open to female and male founders and startups. To know more, kindly click here: https://vc4a.com/women-in-tech-africa/tech-startup-accelerator-program/apply/

Time: 10.00am – 3pm

Date: Friday, 21st of September, 2018

Event Venue:

Zone Tech Park, Gbagada Expressway, Gbagada, Lagos

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Day 5: Leadership and Scalability Day

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A Webinar on “Leadership and Scalability” by Charles Ojei

Partner, HYBR (www.hybrgroup.net)

Time: 10am-12noon

Date: Saturday, 22nd of September, 2018

Event Venue:

Join us physically at NG_Hub Facebook – 8, Montgomery road Yaba, Lagos

Or online via Zoom at http://bit.ly/WiTWday5

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For any questions or more information, 

Kindly WhatsApp or Call 08061528128, 07037598505, 08164318086.


To know more about Women in Tech Africa, www.womenintechafrica.com

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Twitter: @womentechafrica
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