Want to start a career in the tech industry but not sure where you’ll fit in? Already a woman in tech but want to connect with other women in tech and ask some of your pressing questions?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you need to join this Google Hangout. You’ll get a chance to hear how these 4 amazing Nigerian Women In Tech have built their careers and also ask any questions you have.
We are partnering with Google Women Techmakers to bring you a Google Hangout discussion on Wednesday, March. 21st, with 4 women in tech, who have been in the game for a while.
BellaRose Okojie heads a content development team providing tech news and reviews in a never before seen manner. Damilola Teidi directs incubator programs by bringing new technology solutions to market. Judith Okonkwo is a technology evangelist, business psychologist and organization development consultant with experience working in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Yetunde Sanni is a software developer leveraging technology to tackle challenges in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.
Topics that we’ll cover:
- Getting started in the tech industry.
- Why become a woman in tech.
- Career opportunities for women in the tech space.
- Incorporating technology into your business.
- Discussing the root causes of the misconception that ‘Tech is Boring’.
Google Hangout details:
- Date: Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
- Time: 1pm Lagos
- Location: Register below to get the exclusive link to join this Google Hangout.
Watch the Google Hangout video here:
About our women in tech:
BellaRose Iyere-Okojie is a seasoned broadcaster and cheeriest of the pack. She is the morning show host on City 105.1fm, having started her broadcasting career as an associate producer with Africa Independent Television (AIT).
Bella is currently a partner at Greenstreet Media Networks, owners of TechCity where she heads the content development team providing tech news and reviews in a never before seen manner. She also trains presenters and voice over artists who want to hinge on the TechCity platform.
Bella Rose is Mass Communication graduate of the Redeemer’s University.
Damilola Teidi started her career journey as a software developer, and is currently the Director of Incubation at Co-creation Hub and has seven years experience working in the technology space in Nigeria. She is passionate about using technology to solve problems.
Prior to re-joining CcHUB as Director of incubation, she worked as Chief Executive Officer of GoMyWay Africa, the carpooling platform for intracity and interstate trips, where she led the growth of the start-up to 12,000 members up by 150% from 4000 members in 2016.
Damilola holds a First class Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology from Eastern Mediterranean University, Northern Cyprus and a distinction in Strategy and Innovation management (MSc) from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom.
Judith Okonkwo was born in London but grew up in Austria, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Indonesia, and Japan. In 2016 she set up Imisi 3D in Lagos, a creation lab building the extended reality ecosystem (augmented and virtual reality) in Nigeria.
She sits on the board of the European Organisation Design Forum, is a guest lecturer at the Lagos Business School and the University of Westminster; and is the creator of the Oriki Coaching ModelTM.
Judith is also the co-founder of We Will Lead Africa a movement curating and sharing everyday African leadership stories and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
Yetunde Oluwatoyin Sanni is currently a software developer with Andela, where she builds software solutions for Andela partners across the globe by the day and actively a machine learning expert to be at night.
She loves to see herself as a tech junkie who’s passionate about leveraging technology to tackle challenges in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.
Yetunde is also a founding partner at TechInPink, an initiative dedicated to mentoring and supporting young women in tech. There, she writes about technology, organizes events and basic programming training targeted at young women in the universities.