She Leads Africa partnered with the Work in Progress! Alliance (VC4Africa and Oxfam) and Guaranty Trust Bank to create a 3-month accelerator program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest female entrepreneurs.
Hosted 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.
Her appointment was confirmed by the president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, in a press statement, Cable reports.
The statement reads:
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Arunma Oteh as VP and Treasurer of the World Bank.
The Call for Ideas programme aims to encourage the development of Nigerian-led technology solutions to local problems, focusing on six key areas – governance, transportation, healthcare, education, food security and the environment.
The 12th International Conference is intended to provide a forum for Policy Makers, Public and Private Sector, Information Technology Practitioners and the Academia to keep up-to-date with technology trends and to discover opportunities for the private sector in the process of inclusive development and avenues for public-private partnerships towards realizing the IT objectives within the context of Millennium Development Goals (MDG). The Conference will provide opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas, establish business or research relations, and find global partners for future collaborations.
Mark Essien is the founder of Hotels.ng, Nigeria’s largest hotel booking website. The online portal that allows users from all over the world to book rooms from a selection of over 6000 hotels. The company has said that 6,000 hotels have been signed up to its platform as at December 2014 and so far raised more than $250,000 in funding from Spark Fund among other investors.
Nigeria Association of Computer Science Students (NACOSS). This is an annual program that creates a platform for Nigerian youths from the six (6) geo political zones of Nigeria who are IT neophytes and gurus, associated with the intriguing world of Information Communication Technology to compete and test their technical skills. NITTEX is a program targeted towards enlightening, empowering and exposing Nigerian youths and their talent to a community of IT experts and users with the singular aim of stimulating the ‘can-do’ spirit that will drive the Nigerian economy.
Mrs. Adedoyin Odunfa is definitely a woman who is an expert in the field of Technology. She is the MD/CEO of Digital Jewels Ltd. An IS027001-certified Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCIDSS QSA) providing IT and Project Management Consulting and Capacity Building services. She is an IT professional with over 20 years in professional practise, focused on enhancing the strategic value of IT in organisations through value-adding interventions across the Information Value Chain.
Microsoft Nigeria in partnership with Mara Mentor and Fate Foundation has launched CloudPreneurs an initiative that seeks to empower early-stage start-ups in Nigeria to become cloud resellers. Online registration of prospective applicants begins 19 March 2015 on a platform that will shut down after the 1000th qualified application is received.
The dominance of the IT job market is due because of numerous factors, including prolific growth of the Internet and e-commerce which in the last 3 years has taken a rise in Nigeria, lower hardware.
Securex West Africa is the leading commercial, homeland and cyber security, fire protection and safety exhibition in the region providing an international platform for suppliers of the industry to promote their products and services. It is the largest event of its kind in West Africa and is known to present emerging technologies and solutions, pertaining to safety and security products, services and solutions.
Information Technology IT is the study of how computers process and manage all manner of information. IT professionals work in all manner of industries, designing hardware, software, communications networks, Internet applications, and more.
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