The Zimba Women Technology for Business Summit 2016 is scheduled to take place at the Sheraton Hotel, Kampala from 28th to 29th September 2016.
The Annual Zimba Women Technology for Business Summit brings together women-owned and/or women-led Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME’s) to discuss and exchange ideas on the potential of entrepreneurship and innovation as well as the use of information and communication technology to access regional and international markets.
Through capacity building of female entrepreneurs as well as using the organisation’s custom E-commerce solutions, Zimba Women operates with the goal that these entrepreneurs will be able to enjoy the benefits for a lifetime.
The Summit will present opportunities for linkages, partnerships and collaborations. It will feature activities such as interactive learning sessions, group discussions, workshops, exhibition and interactive meetings that will help participants gain ample information on strategy insights,mentors and perspectives on business.
The speakers will included seasoned business women and distinguished guests from government to share their stories and practical advice.Some of these speakers include; Susan Muhwezi– Senior Presidential Advisor on AGOA & Trade, Evelynn Namara– Co-founder & CTO at !NNOVATE Uganda, Akua Gyekye– Facebook Public Policy Manager, Africa, Selam Kebede– Seedstars World’s Senior Associate for Africa.
Participants of this summit will take home life- changing lessons from these women leaders such as;
- How they got started, what went wrong, what surprised them, and what happened and their companies grew.
- How you can use technology and tools such as Facebook to extend your reach and grow your business.
- How various government agencies and bodies can support you to expand your business.
The innaugural Zimba Women Technology for Business Summit is sponsored by the US Embassy in Uganda, Facebook Inc, the International Trade center, SeedstarsWorld, AGOA, ICTAU, Ministry of ICT among others.
Interested in participating? Apply here before 25th August, 2016.