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iHub By Jessica Colaço / November 18, 2010

Africa Gathering Nairobi 2010 on the 10th and 11th of December @ the *iHub_

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Africa Gathering is a registered organization that encourages sustainable development across Africa and beyond. In line with their vision of sharing ideas for positive change, they are pleased to offer you an opportunity to engage in a vibrant exchange of positive ideas amongst some of the world’s most passionate thinkers, entrepreneurs and innovators who’ll be meeting at the conference at the *iHub this December. This year’s theme is: “Africa Innovating in ICT”

Africa gathering will be holding the following Workshops on Friday the 10th of December 2010:

Workshop 1-Governance and transparency
Positive Progress in Africa relies on Good Governance, transparency and Access. The Philanthropic investment firm, Omidyar Network will be running an interactive workshop on Governance and Transparency on Friday in Nairobi.

Workshop 2- Business Start up : Making your ideas happen!
By attending this unique workshop you will be shown a formula that will help you make your ideas happen and grasp all the information you need to become a successful and profitable entrepreneur in Africa.

Workshop 3- Social Media:  Making an Impact in Africa
This exclusive workshop will highlight how Social Media should be used in Africa to change the current negatives narratives on the continent. It will also teach you how to get involve and converse with other.  A Social Media Expert will be joining us via Skype from the USA

On Saturday the 11th of December 2010, we shall have an Open Session of Africa Gathering. Schedule coming soon.

Student Rate: Kshs. 700 per day : Kshs. 1,400 (For both 10th/11th)
Non-Student Rate: Kshs. 1500 per day : Kshs. 3,000 (10th/11th)

Register here now!!!

Author : Jessica Colaço

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made and African-made solutions. As an upcoming angel investor, she courts local and international investors to invest in great tech ideas and companies at idea and concept stage. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of WMIAfrica and AkiraChix, ISOC-Kenya Chapter, Treasurer, ACM-W Nairobi Chapter Chair, TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist. She was named one of the top 40 women under 40 years in Kenya's business scene by Business Daily on 2009, 2011 and 2012. Her endeavour is to put Kenya and Africa on the map for technology achievements and spur innovation within the country and continent! She blogs at:

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  • David Muriithi at 07:52:21AM Friday, December 3, 2010

    Who will be running your workshop on Business Start-Up. I would love to volunteer to assist as this is my area of speciality for creative businesses. Ta


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