Last week we hosted MTN Business General Manager, Reginald Kafeero to a tweetchat to better understand the concept of MTN’s Women In Business awards and this year, expo. What exactly did MTN aim to achieve by recognizing women in Technology & who are these women anyway?

In a chat that lasted no longer than two hours, Reginald Kafeero enlightened our audience and the Ugandan Twitter streets about the fundamental basics of this initiatives. Some of these ideas stood out. Take a look!
Some members of the audience queried his “representation” of MTN Women in Business, and he had this to say; “As MTN Business General Manager, I did not represent Women in Business, but rather come in to expound on MTN’s role in their businesses.

What’s the criteria for selection of MTN Women in Business Nominees?
The women who are selected to take part int the awards gala, and now Expo have got to have a long standing business relationship with MTN Uganda, that is over a year of working with MTN. They also have to be leaders in their spheres of influence.

What’s the MTN Women In Business Expo About?
MTN Women In Business Expo is a full day event open to the public to attend and network with women who’ll showcase their businesses and innovations. Entry to the expo is free of charge and those who are unable to make it can follow the proceedings online via #MTNWIB16.

What’s the Benefit to the women who are nominated?

MTN Women In Business Awards Categories Explained

How is the “Customer Choice” Awarded?
You, the customers get to choose. Voting is already open and you’ve been called upon to take your pick!

Closing remarks
The General Manager, MTN Business, Uganda emphasized the need for you to attend the Women In Business Expo for it’s numerous benefits and he sure can’t wait to see you there. Entrance is free, and the Expo starts at 7am and runs till 6pm.