Kigali DevFest 2022 is taking place physically on the weekend of September 24th (Saturday) 2022 😃
DevFests are local tech conferences hosted by Google Developer Groups (GDG) around the world. At GDG Kigali we are bringing this conference to our people to give everyone the opportunity to learn about different Google and open technologies through hands-on learning experiences, and technical talks delivered by experts while also connecting with each other.
Be a part of this unique community moment in 2022, and join the DevFest movement happening over one grandiloquent weekend.
What to expect
Just few notes:
SAVE THE DATE - September 24th, 2022
GDG Kigali team - We can't wait to host you!
Developer Ecosystem Program Manager
Google Developer Relations Community Manager
Developer Communities Regional Lead
Engineering Lead | GDE Cloud
Google Developer Expert, Google Cloud Platform and Machine Learning
Quality Assurance Engineer.
Women in ML Coorganizer Gaborone, MS student CMU Africa
Google Dev Expect
Flutter & Dart
Bank of Kigali
Full-stack Software Engineer
Sofware Engineer - Android
Hannah is a Software Engineer with mastery in developing versatile mobile applications on Android. She currently works with Taxfix as an associate engineering manager and previously worked at Andela Kenya, partnering with companies in the past like Acast, providing a user-facing app for podcasts and macro-eyes, to develop a mobile app using ML as its core functionality.
She is recognized as a Google Developer Expert and inspires other women in technology to pursue IT professions by giving one-on-one mentoring. When she is not working on technology, Hannah loves to try out baking recipes she finds online.
Mike is a business & tech leader passionate about community growth, with 16 years of experience in driving organizational growth while leveraging expertise across Tech, Ed-Tech, and Business.
He is passionate about Tech, Entrepreneurship, Ed-Tech, and how this can be leveraged to empower Africans!
A Quality Assurance Engineer and Comunity Lead whose primary goal is to obtain a dynamic, challenging opportunity that contributes to a business’s outstanding success in a positive work environment while learning and applying work expectations and adding valuable assets to the esteemed organization as an active member.
Wayne Gakuo is a Google Developer Expert for Angular and a Frontend Engineer who is constantly learning the best practices of architecting software using Angular, while having scalability, maintainability, and user needs in mind. Aside from work, Wayne leads Angular Kenya which trains budding developers to become proficient Angular developers. In his free time, Wayne loves watching documentaries and playing video games, trying to get better at FIFA.
Ofentse (Fen) Phuti, is a data enthusiast, who is passionate about community development and women empowerment in the tech space. She is currently a co-organizer of WiMLDS Gaborone, an MS student at CMU Africa, and a Digital Intern and ENGIE Energy Africa.
Senior Software Engineer and Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies.
Confident is a global citizen from Rwanda, XR developer, and traveler. His technology bag includes AR/VR development with Unity/C# and different SDKs such as Vuforia, ARKit, ARCore and ARFoundation, web development with PHP and MERN stack, UI/UX design and project management. He is a speaker in different tech-powered meetups, summits, and conferences wherever he is invited to do so, recently attended Laval Virtual, Durban Fair, and Africa Youth Tourism Innovation Challenge.
Software Engineer | Google Developer Expert - Flutter & Dart
Frank Kwizera is a University of Rwanda CS Graduate. Passionate about building distributed and high-performant systems to solve real-world challenges. He is a Software Engineer, Advanced Visualization at ScriptSender and Software Engineer at Insightiv AI.
Precious is a product designer passionate about building innovative solutions to societal issues using technology.
She advocates for the inclusion of women in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics).
For the past five years, she has worked with several individuals and organizations like Technovation Girls, SheNovate, and PSIFON within and outside her community to educate and support young girls pursuing a career in tech
Maina is a Google Developer Expert (Angular), Software Engineer, and Trainer from Kenya passionate about Teaching, Speaking, Writing, Open Source, and Mentorship. On top of that, he is passionate about Typescript and loves teaching developers how to get the most out of it.
Harun is a Software Engineer(Android) at Apollo Agriculture and also Google Developer Expert for Android. Am passionate about creating quality applications. Never tired of learning and building the tech community and helping other developers upscale their skills. I love contributing to open source projects and writing technical articles on Android and Kotlin topics.
Kendy is a Flutter Developer, currently working at Brij Innovation as a DevRel. Besides work, she co-organizes Flutter Devs Kenya, Android254, and Droidcon Kenya. She enjoys hanging out with devs and I think mountains are super cool!
Informatics and Data Use Advisor @Akros
GDG Co-organizer - Crew
Co-Organizer & Communications
AllyBase Group ltd
Co-Organizer & Strategy & Partnerships
Co-Organizer & Design