Starting March 16, we will have a line-up of inspiring and educating Tech Women Lagos events. The Tech Women Lagos series profiles 50 women in Lagos’ technology ecosystem from different backgrounds and at different stages of their tech careers.

AUDACITY: Multi-Sensory Exhibition

Explore AUDACITY, a multi-sensory exhibition of the Tech Women Lagos portrait series at the Africa Fintech Foundry. The exhibition is open from 10am – 4pm on March 16-17and 23-24.

The portraits were shot by photographers Rebecca Nwose and Kunmi Owopetu, and curated by A Whitespace Creative Agency.

AUDACITY is brought to you by TechCabal and sponsored by Access Bank, W Community, Africa Fintech Foundry, Blue Chip Technologies, Andela, Mines.io, the World Wide Web Foundation and Lagos Innovates.

Register to attend here.

 

Taking Your Seat at the Table: A Tech Women Lagos Workshop by MINES

(Strictly for women)

In this workshop, the discussion will be on how women can build confidence to fully participate in the tech industry and what they can learn from women who are fearlessly pursuing careers in technology. Young girls and women will be reminded that they already have what it takes to excel in this field and they do not need permission to take their seat at the table.

The speakers are:

Feyi Olabiyi, Bolanle Banwo, Mohini Ufeli, Temitope Adediran

Moderated by Oluchi Ezeugo

Date: Thursday, March 19

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

Location: Andela, Epic Tower, Cafeteria, 235 Ikorodu Road Lagos

Register to attend here.

 

Diverse Roles in Tech: A Tech Women Lagos Panel Discussion by Paystack

(Strictly for women)

Technology companies need people with a broad range of skills to succeed. While software development is a critical function within tech startups, roles such as product management, sales, design, finance and marketing are just as important.

In this panel discussion, four women who have built impressive careers in tech will share details of their journey and the diverse roles that exist within technology.

The panellists are:

Khadijah Abu, Odunayo Eweniyi, Tosin Faniro-Dada, Mohini Ufeli

Date: Thursday, March 21

Time: 4:00pm-5:30pm

Location: Paystack HQ, 3A Ladoke Akintola, Ikeja GRA Lagos

Register to attend here.

Leading Complex Organizations: A Tech Women Lagos Workshop by MINES

(Strictly for women)

In this workshop, Mines Managing Director and VP of Growth, Adia Sowho, will share her experiences as a decision maker and leader at innovative, technologically complex Nigerian businesses. As Director of Digital Business for EMTS (formerly Etisalat, now 9Mobile) Adia spearheaded a 10X revenue growth in digital business; introduced ~1000 products into the market and outpaced the already fast-growing core business five-fold.

Now, as the CEO of Mines, she’s leading the charge to bring credit at scale to Nigeria and other emerging markets. Adia will speak on the methods she has used to build thriving organizational structures occupied by high-performance teams and lead business transformation across multiple organizations.

Date: Saturday, March 23

Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm

Location: Africa Fintech Foundry, 1216 Ibiyinka Olorunbe, Lagos

Register to attend here.

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