Women In Tech Week/ Addis Ababa


Women in Tech Africa hosts first and largest ever women gathering on technology in Africa. (over 400 events planned in 40 countries).

Women in Tech Africa is a membership charity supporting women working in technology across Africa to positively Support their Communities. Women in Tech Africa has membership of over 30 countries on the continent and in the diaspora – Ghana, Kenya and London, South Africa and Nigeria among others. Some of their activities include:

  • Programming to support children choosing Science Technology and Math Careers
  • Training Female entrepreneurs on the use of technology to grow their business
  • Networking and Thought Leadership Events for Women in Tech
  • Partnering with industry players to bring job and growth opportunities to our members.

Women in Tech Week is the first and largest Women in Tech event on the African continent. Created as a 5-day event that brings together stakeholders supporting growth of women in technology and leadership. It includes curated user generated events with event partners across 40 countries with 400 events tracks bringing together 40,000 users onsite and virtually.


Supporting Women in Tech Across Africa to Positively to Support their Communities Positively

Women in Tech Africa mission is 3 fold

• Creating today’s female leaders and role Models for tomorrow’s Women
• Showing the world what a strong African woman in capable of achieving
• Support African growth through technology

Women in Tech Africa has membership of women in over 30 countries in Africa and has physical Chapters in Ghana, Kenya and London with launches in South Africa and Nigeria planned before the end of the year.

Women in Tech Africa hosts first and largest ever women gathering on technology in Africa. (over 400 events planned in 40 countries).

Leadership Day
Branding your self in a male-dominated world, Women in leadership: Strategies to survive in a male-driven culture (discussions, meetings, power play), Negotiating as a women, Leadership principle & executive presence.

Entrepreneur Day
Workshop: Successful business cases, Financing your stat-up, Crowd funding

Work Life Day
Enterprises & Family, Opportunities of remote work places , “From being AT home to working at home”, Meditation & yoga (e.g. Purpose in life , Spirituality)

Girls and Talent

Helping introduce Girls to Science Technology Engineering and Math Careers.
Developing grass-root talent / demographics / large amount of world workforce will be Africa, Skills for Africa – making a challenge into an opportunity , Skill building as a business, Getting cutting edge skills to Africa, Mobile education.

The week long event will discuss issues such the role of women  in building Africa’s digital economy, opportunities for research and why there is the need to invest in women interested in pursuing careers in this field.