Africa's Talking Women In Tech Uganda Launch: Understanding Africa's Talking Products

Apr 25, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Join us for an inspiring evening dedicated to women in tech! We are pleased to extend a warm welcome to you to attend Africa's Talking Women in Tech Uganda Community's launch. Tell a sister to tell a sister. #WomenInTech

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About this event

Have you ever wondered how to integrate communication solutions in your application? Are you new to development and want to learn how to integrate Africa's Talking APIs? 

Then welcome to the Africa's Talking Women in Technology Community event launching in Kampala, Uganda. 


Why Attend?

The purpose of this event is to introduce Africa's Talking, a platform that lets developers use communication services via APIs, such as SMS, Voice, USSD, airtime, data and mobile payments, in their applications. There will be a presentation and hands-on demonstrations at this event.

Additionally, the event will also draw your attention to community events such as thrilling hackathons hosted in the community every month. You will get training on the nature of hackathons, what they entail and how you can make the best possible use of them to gain skills, network, opportunities and even rewards.


This event will give you a chance to:

  • Discover Africa's Talking and how it can benefit programmers, businesses, and IT lovers.
  • Learn about hackathons and how taking part in them may help you develop new skills, expand your network, and open up interesting opportunities.
  • Establish helpful connections, share experiences, and network with other like-minded women in the tech field.
  • Have fun with icebreaker activities, games, and refreshments in a welcoming and inclusive environment.


What to Expect as an Attendee?

  • Cutting-Edge Tools and Technologies: Gain access to Africa's Talking APIs and SDKs, specifically designed to streamline implementation and ensure a seamless experience.
  • Mentorship and Guidance: Collaborate closely with seasoned experts from Africa's Talking and in the developer space in general, and benefit from their guidance, insights, and support as we learn together.
  • Expand Your Network: As a member of our community, you'll have the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, potential collaborators, and industry professionals. Build valuable relationships that can propel your career or projects to new heights.
  • Exposure to other women in tech opportunities.

All tech skill levels are welcome to attend this event!

Come join us as we celebrate Women in Tech, learn, network, and have a great time together.


New to Africa's Talking? Get started here.

Developer Documentation (We welcome feedback)

Contribute to open-source.

Agenda:

1. Introductions

2. Icebreaker Activities

- Welcome remarks
- Icebreaker games

3. Overview of Africa's Talking Products

- Introduction to Africa's Talking products

4. Hands-on Training: Building APIs

- Learn how to build APIs with Africa's Talking

5. Snacking and Networking

- Refreshments
- Networking Session

Note: Carry a laptop

Opportunities:

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

Join our community channels:

  • Join Africa's Talking Women In Tech Community here
  • Twitter (X) page here

Grab your ticket while they last, see you there! 


Join community channels:

Slack:

Join Africa's Talking slack community here

Please follow our Twitter handles to:

You can get our videos, recaps, and event interviews on our youtube channels, subscribe to get updates:

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.

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

Would you like to partner with us? Kindly contact the Developer Experience Team. 

Featured Attendees

  • Maria Gorrettie Namuddu

    Kanzu Code Limited

    Customer Success Lead

  • Dorothy Nahaabi

    Freelancer

    Web Developer

  • Joan Logose

    United Bible Societies

    Web Support

  • lydia asio

    kyambogo university

    student

When

When

Thursday, April 25, 2024
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Arrival and Check-ins
Introduction and Icebreaker Activities
Overview of Africa's Talking Products
Hands-on Training: Building APIs
Snacking and Networking
Departure

Organizers

  • Cynthia Moraa

    AT WIT Kenya Community Lead

  • Joanita Nakityo

    AT WIT Uganda Community Lead

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