Africa's Talking Women in Tech IWD Celebration: Working together to Inspire Inclusion

Mar 22, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Welcome to Africa's Talking Women in Tech International Women’s Day event! Join us as we celebrate women in various tech spaces. With the theme “Working Together to Inspire Inclusion”, we will have insightful activities and sessions that celebrate the inclusivity in the technology space, and empower other ladies to make great strides. Tell a sister to tell a sister. #WomenInTech

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About this event

#BuildwithAT #WeloveNerds #WomenInTech #IWD2024 #InspireInclusion


Why Attend?

Join Africa's Talking Women in Technology Community as we celebrate International Women's Day #IWD2024 with a theme that highlights the importance of working together to #InspireInclusion. This event is an opportunity to recognize the contributions of women in the tech industry, and to empower them to continue breaking barriers and achieving their full potential.


What's the Celebration About?

The celebration will include a series of activities aimed at fostering collaboration, networking, and knowledge-sharing among women in tech. We will start with a presentation from the community on a project made by working together to inspire inclusion, and will later have an engaging session to build our tech-thinking skills and a brief fireside chat as well featuring successful women in tech who will share their experiences and insights on how to create a more inclusive industry.

We will also recognize and award consistent community members who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of Africa's Talking Women in Technology Community. This is an opportunity to celebrate their achievements and to encourage others to follow in their footsteps.


What to Expect?

During the event, you can expect to:

  • Learn from inspiring stories of women who have overcome challenges and achieved success in the tech industry
  • Network with other women in tech and build valuable connections that can help you grow your career
  • Gain insights into the latest trends and innovations in the tech industry
  • Participate in interactive sessions that will help you build your skills and confidence
  • Celebrate the achievements of women who have made a significant impact in the tech industry
  • Be inspired to take action and make a difference in your own community


Interactive Sessions

We have designed interactive sessions that will help you build your skills and confidence. These sessions will cover topics such as:

  • Building a strong personal brand
  • Networking and collaboration
  • Creating a inclusive workplace culture
  • Navigating challenges and overcoming obstacles
  • Building a successful career in tech
  • Awarding

We will recognize and award consistent community members who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of Africa's Talking Women in Technology Community. This is an opportunity to celebrate their achievements and to encourage others to follow in their footsteps.

Join us on this special day as we celebrate the achievements of women in tech and work together to create a more inclusive industry. This event is an opportunity to learn, network, and be inspired by the stories of successful women in tech. Don't miss out on this opportunity to be a part of a community that is committed to empowering women in tech. Register now to secure your spot!


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Agenda:

  1. Introduction
  2. Technical Presentation
    • Presentation on a project in relation to #InspireInclusion
  3. Mock code interview session/various fields
    • Engaging session for attendees to interact
  4. Technology Fireside Chat
    • Panelists to share insights on #InspireInclusion
  5. Awards
  6. Conclusion, Networking and Snacks

Opportunities:

  • Network
  • Innovate
  • Access to our Talent bench (You can get a job or a gig on the spot)

Join our community channels:

  • Community Page:
    • Join Africa's Talking Women In Tech Community here
  • Twitter (X):
    • Follow Our Page on X here

Africa's Talking powers communications solutions across Africa with simplified access to telco infrastructure, developers use our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime and Data, and Payments APIs to bring their ideas to life, as they build and sustain scalable businesses.

Africa's Talking community allows developers to learn skills for the modern-day African Developer. We are language and framework agnostic. All developers are welcome. This is where Africa's Talking developers community meets to build, learn and exchange knowledge.

Africa's Talking Women in Technology Community is a community for ladies in the technology space to grow their technology skills in various aspects, share with other ladies and empower more ladies to join and thrive in the technology space. We grow the number of skilled and brilliant ladies in the technology space one sister at a time.

We are helping software developers and businesses to bring their ideas to life through easy-to-use APIs quickly.

Everyone is welcome!

Speakers

  • Loise Kimwe

    Africa's Talking

    Software Engineer | Global Women In Tech Community Lead

  • Sylvia Jebet Kipkemoi

    Africa's Talking

    Developer Relations, WIT Lead

  • Jacinta Kazenzi

    GDSC KCA University and Takapoints

    Software Developer, Community Manager, UI/UX Designer

  • Elizabeth Mwangi

    Freelancer

    Software Developer

Moderator

  • Cynthia Moraa

    AT WIT Kenya Community Lead

When

When

Friday, March 22, 2024
11:00 AM – 3:30 PM UTC

Agenda

Arrival and Check-ins
Introduction
Presentation
Mock Code Interview Session
Break
Fireside Chat
Awards
Conclusion and Networking

Hosts

  • Loise Kimwe

    Africa's Talking

    Software Engineer | Global Women In Tech Community Lead

  • Sylvia Jebet Kipkemoi

    Africa's Talking

    Developer Relations, WIT Lead

  • Cynthia Moraa

    AT WIT Kenya Community Lead

Organizers

  • Cynthia Moraa

    AT WIT Kenya Community Lead

  • Joanita Nakityo

    AT WIT Uganda Community Lead

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