INAUGURAL WOMEN IN IT SUMMIT AFRICA

Screenshot-614-658x388Hosted by Siyanda Africa Communications, in partnership with It’s about people, Silicon Cape, Warpsody, Essays of Africa Magazine, ITWeb, Karabina, Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi), The Umlambo Foundation and Clarins, the summit will focus on how best to integrate science and technology to transform society, creating a difference that resonates strongly with women across the continent.

The Women In IT Summit will feature keynotes under the theme “Connecting Women in Africa – Innovative Female Leaders, Catapulting Africa’s Technological and Economic Growth”, and provide “women across Africa with crucial information and knowledge on the opportunities and challenges of the evolving digital eco-system while assessing new developments,” the event organisers said in a statement.

Speakers include a mix of experienced men and women from within the African tech industry, including host of TechBusters on CNBC Africa Aki Anastasiou, Zandile Mbhele from IBM Global Business Services, Wabo Majavu, head of product management at Sentech and Toby Shapshak, editor at Stuff Magazine, among others.

The Women in IT Summit Africa 2015 will be held on the 17th of September at the Protea Hotel Balalaika in Sandton. Tickets are available at R5 231 per head.

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About Joy Chukwu

Joy is passionate about Technology and believes in “You can do it” approach to life. She is the CEO of Netstark Solutions and the Founder of Smarthire.ng. Her main goals are to impact knowledge, encourage young girls to get involve in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and also make a difference. She loves people and hope to guide you through the digital world.

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