The African Women In Technology (AWIT) was all the craze this past weekend in Nairobi. The conference attracted women (and some men) from all walks of life from across the continent and beyond. The two-day conference happened on July 19 and 20, from 8 AM to 6 PM, at the Michael Joseph Center (MJC) venue in Safaricom House, in Westlands, Nairobi.
Though there were some two other pre-events held across Nairobi, all of which happened in the evenings (6PM-8PM). Innov8tiv, being the sister company of AWIT under the IBOM LLC umbrella, we were also represented and here is a recap of how AWITKenya19 went down through our own eyes.
This year’s theme ‘Awaken the Teachazon Within‘ drew its inspiration from the Dahomey Amazons, an elite all-female military in the Republic of Benin. The women warriors were tasked with protecting one of Africa’s last independent kingdoms. Some of their great conquests include fighting off colonial armies
The Hub Roundtable July 16, 6PM-8PM at Metta
This was a roundtable discussion on how to accelerate the digital economy in Africa. The discussions also delved into how to …read more