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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / May 25, 2011

Social Media for Conservation: Connecting and Collaborating with People

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In an effort to inform the general public on conservation activities in Kenya, Dr. Paula Kahumbu, the Executive Director of WildlifeDirect and Kenya Land Conservation Trust will host an event on the same at the Louis Leakey Auditorium, Nairobi National Museum.

She will give a talk on building a global wildlife conservation community that connects conservationists and their supporters through blogs and direct funding.

Entry charges for the event are modest with Non Members donating Ksh.500, Members Ksh.400 and Students Ksh.200. Refreshments will be at 6:15 pm while doors open at 7:00pm.

For more information, visit www.kenyamuseumsociety.org or send an email to info@kenyamuseumsociety.org or call KMS offices on 0724255299 or 2339158

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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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