IWD Eket 2023: Dare To Be

Africinnovate, 16 Uqua Road, Eket, Akwa Ibom State, 524101

International Women’s Day (IWD) is an anual event to celebrate women. It marks a moment to celebrate and provide visibility for the incredible contributions of women around the world and is a call to action for accelerating gender parity. The theme for this year IWD is “Dare To Be”

Apr 29, 2023, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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Key Themes

International Women's Day

About this event

International Women’s Day (IWD) is an anual event to celebrate women. It marks a moment to celebrate and provide visibility for the incredible contributions of women around the world and is a call to action for accelerating gender parity. The theme for this year IWD is “Dare To Be

What does it mean to Dare to Be ?

  • We bravely set out to accomplish our goals
  • We don’t let others dictate what we can or cannot be
  • We are unapologetically ourselves
  • We have the courage to stand up for what we believe
  • We recognize everyone has something unique to contribute

…and ANYTHING you want it to be!

Highlights of events

  •  Keynote
  • Tech Talk
  • Career Building
  • Panel Discussion
  • Games
  • Networking
  • Hackathon

Click here to see hackathon details: https://bit.ly/hackathondetails 

IWD hashtag: #WTMDareToBe

When

When

Saturday, April 29, 2023
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Arrival & Check-in of attendees
Opening Prayer
Welcome Address & Introduction to the Theme
Technical Writing
A treasure in a hidden vessel
Ice Breaker
Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling: Strategies for Advancing in Tech as a Woman
The impact of technology in the healthcare sector
Games
Community: An avenue for career break out and growth
Game ( Flip & Eat)
Overcoming imposter syndrome in tech
Hackathon pitching
Ice Breaker (Group Photo)
Panel Session: Bridging the Gender Gap in Tech
Game
Hackathon Winner/Prize presentation
Refreshments
Closing Remark
Closing prayer, Networking & Post Interview

Speakers

  • Glory Praise Emmanuel

    Web3Bridge

    Blockchain Developer

  • Regina Ekwere

    Social media manager/Content Creator

  • Anthonia Onyema

    Tonia & Teens

    Host

  • Edidiong Umana

    Evolved Human Care

    Chief Technology Officer

  • Doreen Sylves

    School of Nursing

    Student Nurse

Panelists

  • Miracle Ezinne

    LogisticsBDT

    Product Designer

  • Justin Obi

    Africinnovate

    Co-founder

  • Glory Praise Emmanuel

    Web3Bridge

    Blockchain Developer

Moderator

  • Uwakmfon Koffi

    Blockchain Uniport

    Community Manager

Judges

  • Justin Obi

    Africinnovate

    Co-founder

  • Glory Praise Emmanuel

    Web3Bridge

    Blockchain Developer

  • Jackson Jonah

    Solluze Global Link

    Web Engineer

Organizers

  • Glory Agatevure

    Africinnovate

    GDG Organizer

  • Jackson Jonah

    Start Innovation Hub

    GDG Co-organizer

  • Akanimo Ekong

    Ikooba Technologies (Android Developer)

    Android Developer

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