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iHub Research By Jessica Colaço / May 11, 2011

R@iHub Qualitative Research Workshop

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Join the r@iHub research team for a workshop on qualitative research basics this Friday (May 13th) from 2 – 4 pm. The workshop will be lead by Angela Crandall, currently conducting research in Kenya on a 10-month Fulbright Research Fellowship. Angela has experience working with the World Bank’s infoDev Climate Technology Program and has also been involved in corporate outreach to engage businesses in dialogue on sustainability at the World Wildlife Fund. Angela has a degree in international environment and development issues from Georgetown University. Qualitative research focuses on the why and how questions to understand more than just whatwherewhen.

During this workshop, we will cover the foundations of research including variables, hypotheses, and types of data. We will focus on research design and briefly explore some analysis methods (and various available analysis software). A list of reference materials and additional resources will also be distributed.

Please RSVP if you will be attending; Note that there is an attendance cap of 20 people.

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: www.jessicacolaco.wordpress.com


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