Events we believe are worth your time.
Ready to make a list of events to check out this week? It can be tough to find interesting events happening around you and picking which one to attend. Afterwork Connect makes it simpler for you by highlighting events we believe are worth your time. Be sure to check in every Monday for updates.
Smart Collaborations for Growth
Did you know there was such a thing as ‘Ecommerce Day’? Now you know. The good folks at Nailab will be hosting an event themed “Smart Collaborations for growth” on 15th May at Nailab from 6.00 PM - 8.00 PM in celebration of Ecommerce Day. Guest speakers include:- Michael Murithi, CEO Cheki Kenya and Sam Chappatte, Managing Director, Jumia Kenya. The conversation will focus on: How to foster strong customer relationships, winning partnerships with Marketing & Communication enablers, seamless collaboration with Order Fulfilment players and creating Strong partnerships with Merchants. It’s definitely the place to be if you are in the digital space.
Java Meetup: CI/CD and Evolving a Stack from a Small Tight-knit Engineering Team
IHub, the most dynamic business community known for supporting ICT-focused entrepreneurs will be hosting a talk for Software Engineers on 18th May at IHub. Panelists will be sharing their experiences and guidance on how to transition from a waterfall approach to Continuous Integration and Deployment of software. The guest speaker will be Diana Wanjuhi - Lead Product Engineer at Africa's Talking.
Overcoming Hard Economic Times in Business
It goes without saying that the past few months have been economically tough for some industries. If you have experienced this, there’s a plan to help you bounce back. Joanne Mwangi, CEO and Founder of PMS Africa will be hosting an event dubbed ‘Overcoming Hard Economic Times in Business’ on 14th May at Edulink International College. Joanne Mwangi, who is also an investor on KCB Lion’s Den and the Founder and Chair of the Federation of Women Entrepreneur Associations (FEWA), will be sharing her entrepreneurial journey, lessons learnt, surviving hard economic times and what you need to have ready before approaching investors.
KQ Hub Africa, an Arts & Culture collective Influencing and shaping East Africa's contemporary creative Arts & Culture scene will be hosting its monthly Creative Talks Africa session. They will be hosting a panel of creative entrepreneurs at the Design Hub Kampala on 17th May. Raymond Malinga, CEO Creatures Animation Company and Mayke Harding a consultant who has worked for a wide range of organisations such as the UN and Dutch Foreign Affairs will be sharing about their experiences working in Co-working spaces, the benefits and opportunities that startup entrepreneurs should embrace.
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