Tech Events this Week: Women’s Day, Worldwide Fashion Tech Conference and Others

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Hi guys, trust you had a pleasant weekend. To help start the new week on a great note, we have curated a list of interesting events in the African tech scene just for you.

The events come up between March 8 – 13, 2021.

IWD2020 Webinar

This week, Self Help Africa will be hosting a webinar to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD). Themed Women in Leadership – Challenges & Opportunities in Business in Africa, the event will feature women leaders from Africa and Europe.

During the webinar, obstacles and opportunities for women in business in sub-Saharan Africa will be examined. It will also provide real-life examples of the experiences of women working in Africa.

The event will host Hilary Barry, co-founder of Lady/Agri and Kalongo Chitengi, General Manager at AGCO Corporation, Zambia amongst others.

Date: Monday, March 8, 2021
Time: 9.30 AM
Duration: 2 hours

You can register for the webinar here.

Worldwide Fashion Tech Conference

On Wednesday, Fashion Community Week is hosting this year’s edition of the Worldwide Fashion Tech Conference. The event will be hosted virtually and will include an exhibition and a discussion with global leaders on the future of fashion.

The presenting companies are: Trendalytics, Fit, Match, EyeFitU, Sustalytics, Taffi among others.

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Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Time: 9.00 PM
Duration: 1 hour

You can register for the conference here.

FITC Women On Boards Virtual Event

This week, FITC is inviting women directors, senior women executives seeking directorships and women with business acumen to its ‘Women On Boards’ virtual event.

Tech Events this Week:  Women's Day, Worldwide Fashion Tech Conference and Others

Themed, Women On Boards: Catalysts For Change, Business Growth & Organizational Sustainability, the event will explore the keys to successful boardroom governance processes and board dynamics.

It will also expand knowledge of global governance challenges and their impact on business and socio-economic environment vis-a-vis board responsibilities.

The event will host industry big wigs like Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, Board of Directors First Bank and Ndidi Okonkwo-Nwuneli, Co-founder Sahel Consulting among others.

Date: Thursday, March 11- Friday, 12, 2021
Time: 1:00 AM

You can register for the event here.

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GESAwards 2021

This Thursday, the Global EdTech Startups Awards (GESAwards), the largest EdTech competition and community in the world will be held virtually.

The event will include the presentation of GESAwards Global partners to MindCET Israel, Ed21 France, XEdu Finland, Edulab Japan, amongst others.

It will also look at the 2021 Industry Special Opportunities and Unboxing School Special Track and Request for Proposal to EdTech stakeholders.

Tech Events this Week:  Women's Day, Worldwide Fashion Tech Conference and Others

Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 5.30 PM

You can register for the conference here.

This week, Connected Places Catapult will be hosting Urban Links Africa solutions showcase. The event will showcase the solutions of the selected cohort of SMEs who have been developing their solutions to key urban challenges.

Tech Events this Week:  Women's Day, Worldwide Fashion Tech Conference and Others

This will also be an opportunity for the cohort of SMEs to showcase their businesses, demonstrate their achievements from the programme and share their future roadmap as they continue to scale their partnerships and solutions.

The event will host Dr Amy Hochadel, Director of Global Business Growth, Connected Places Catapult; Jaideep Gupte, Challenge Leader, Cities and Sustainable Infrastructure Portfolio, GCRF amongst others

Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 10.30 AM

You can register for the event here.

Women in Tech Fireside Chat

On Wednesday, Women in Tech will be hosting a fireside chat with Lillian Barnard, MD Microsoft South Africa.

Tech Events this Week:  Women's Day, Worldwide Fashion Tech Conference and Others

During the chat, Lillian will narrate her journey in the tech world, the importance of gender equality in the workplace and how women can develop the courage and confidence to take on leadership roles.

Lillian has more than 20 years’ experience in the ICT industry and is currently the Managing Director for Microsoft South Africa.

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Time: 3.00 PM
Duration: 1 hour

You can register for the chat here.

That’s all from here guys. We will be sharing some exciting updates next week. Have a very productive week ahead!

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