Women in Tech Week 2019 is set for October this year in Ghana to allow women in technology spaces in Africa to come together to network, share and empower each other to improve and push forward Africa’s technology growth agenda.
Set for the 9th to 25th October, Women in Tech Week will delve into the different aspects of growth for leadership and technology. The organizers are expecting more than 20,000 participants from across Africa and the diaspora be part of the event. Renowned speakers such as, Nancy Matimu, VP, Head Market Development Sub Saharan Africa- MasterCard and Vere Shaba, Forbes Africa 30 under 30 will headline the event.
Themed Scaling Technology in Africa, Women in Tech Africa currently has over 5,000 across 30 countries globally with 12 Physical chapters in Ghana, Nigeria, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Germany, Ireland, Britain, Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritius, and Cape Verde.
Women in Tech Africa is also the 2018 recipient of the United Nations Equals Award for Leadership in the Women and Technology Space.
Attended by top-ranking individuals across Africa, specifically: C-Level executives, female tech entrepreneurs and women aspiring for stem careers, there will also be seasoned professionals from the Technological space, Entrepreneurs, Government officials, Members of the Diplomatic corps and Non-Governmental Agencies in attendance.