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SMW Lagos partners with Dangote Group & She Leads Africa to Launch ‘African Women In Tech Startup Alley’ | Here’s how to apply to get featured



In partnership with Dangote Group and She Leads AfricaSocial Media Week Lagos (SMW Lagos) debuts its African Women In Tech Startup Alley showcasing innovative women-led tech startups.

The African Women in Tech (AWIT) Startup Alley takes place at SMW Lagos on Wednesday, March 1st 2017 and will feature 5 startups.

AWIT Startup Alley is part of SMW Lagos’ larger commitment to ensuring women are an integral part of conference programming and ongoing initiatives.

“Women make noteworthy contributions to the tech space and all industries for that matter.  Yet, women are often not given the same consideration as their male counterparts.” said Ngozi Odita, Co-Founder and Executive Director of SMW Lagos.

“As an organization we believe that continued African progress and sustainable economic development can only be achieved if all citizens are empowered and given the capacity to move Africa forward. This is why SMW Lagos has made it a priority to put forth programming that is inclusive and more gender balanced. Our AWIT Startup Alley is one of several programs such programs.”

The Dangote Group will host the AWIT Startup Alley demo presentation and installation on March 1st as part of SMW Lagos 2017.

To apply to be one of 5 featured startups visit:

Applications close on February 20th and will be curated by She.Leads.Africa.

Event Details

African Women In Tech Startup Alley at SMW Lagos
Date: Wednesday, March 1st 2017
Time: 9AM – 5PM
Venue: SMW Lagos Campus, Landmark Centre, Water Corporation Road, VI Annex, Lagos

Register to attend:

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