The Art of Pivoting Businesses, Women Success Summit and other tech events this week

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Happy Easter holidays! As the easter celebration winds down and work resumes, we curated a list of interesting events in the African tech scene you can look forward to during the week.

The events come up between April 5 – April 10, 2021.

The Art of Pivoting Businesses

This week, MEST Africa, Curacel, Chekkit and Flo by Saada will be partnering to host a webinar on Breaking the Mold: The art of breaking down and pivoting businesses.

The webinar will delve deeper into understanding the processes of pivoting business models and the re-evaluation of the target market in accordance with the new business model/ product.

The event will host MEST Africa, Henry Mascot- Growth and Product executive at Curacel, Dare Odumade – Founder at Chekkit , Gerishon Mwaniki- Co-founder at Saada amongst others.

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour

You can register for the webinar here.

Women Success Summit

On Monday, Womentech Inspire will be hosting a Women Success Summit. The summit is for both men and women who want to find their purpose to succeed during this period of the pandemic.

The event will cover career development in technology, personal development as well as the art of starting a business and raising funds.

The summit will host Lablonde Juliette Kalalizi, Founder and CEO at Womentech Inspire, Blandine Umurerwa, Founder and CEO at Brag amongst others

Date: Monday, April 5, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 5 hours 30 mins

You can register for the Summit here.

Blockchain & Africa, a Crossroads of Opportunities

On Thursday, Havas Horizons in partnership with Havas Blockchain will be hosting a webinar on Blockchain & Africa, a Crossroads of Opportunities.

The events will host Nelly Chatue Diop, Co-founder and CEO Ejara; Ashwin Ravichandran, Managing Director MEST Africa among others.

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM

You can register for the webinar here.

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Data Verification, Analysis and Interpretation

This week, CABI will be organizing a series of Webinars on Professional Scientific Experiments.

The first session will cover knowledge synthesis and smart selection of research topic. The second session in the series will focus on a smart selection of experimental design, response parameters, data collection and entry methods.

This final session in the series will focus on data verification, analysis, visualisation and interpretation.

The event will host Dr Alsayed Mashaheet, who received his PhD at North Carolina State University and pursued postdoctoral research at NC State, Virginia Tech and Damanhour Universities.

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 1 hour

You can register for the webinar here.

Cyber Resilience Fireside Chat

On Tuesday, Micro Focus will be hosting a webinar on what it takes to enable a cyber-resilient program to secure the software supply chain.

The webinar will cover the components of a software supply chain, approaches to consider and the cultural changes needed.

The event will host Steve Lipner, Executive Director of SAFECode; John Pescatore, Director Emerging Security Trends at SANS Institute; and Rob Aragao, Chief Security Strategist of Micro Focus amongst others.

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Time: 9:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour

You can register for the webinar here.

Africa Tourism Investment Summit

This week, The International Tourism and Investment Conferences (ITIC), in partnership with WTM Africa, will be organising a virtual conference to respond to the aftermath of the restraining effects of the worldwide vaccination campaigns against the COVID-19.

The summit will cover re-setting business financing, travel and health in the post-Covid-19 era, rebranding of the African continent as one destination and new project investment opportunities which are emerging in the field of sustainable tourism

It will also unite a broad spectrum of stakeholders of the African and global tourism industries in order to tackle the key challenges that are cropping up in global tourism with a special focus on investment opportunities in the African continent.

The event will host experts and dignitaries like Hon. Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Kenya; Hon. Ian Liddell-Grainger, UK MP and Chair Commonwealth Parliamentary UK amongst others

Date: Wednesday, April 7 – Thursday, April 8, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM

You can register for the conference 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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