Open space for technologists, investors, tech companies and hackers in Nairobi.

Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / May 22, 2012

Ruby User Group Meetup

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What is this?
We are a group of Ruby enthusiasts, meeting monthly to present and talk all things Ruby – a dynamic open source Programming Language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. The meet-ups are an opportunity to meet fellow Rubyists, share ideas and of course do some hacking. The community is open to anyone – whether you are looking to add Ruby/Rails to your toolbox or you just want to Try Ruby.

Time and Place

Venue: iHub, Nairobi

Date: Thursday 24th May 2012

Starts: 18:00 Hrs

Ends:   19:30 Hrs

Tentative agenda


Introductions (and announcements)

Presentation by guest speaker

Networking session

Hacking – there will be lots of fun stuff to work on.

Bring along your laptop/notebook.

We hope to see you there!

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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