Virtual Tech Events You can Attend this week: Africa Day 2020, UN Special Academy Series and Others


Hi guys, trust you had a great weekend? Although the lockdown measures across the continent have been eased, there is still an embargo against large gatherings. Hence, most events won’t still be physical.

However, there are still several Virtual events across the tech space you can attend. We have compiled a list of them for you. These events come up between May 25 – 30, 2020.

Surviving COVID-19 for Women in MSMEs

The economic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many sectors. Medium and small scale enterprises (MSMEs) have especially suffered due to the lockdown. Nigeria’s Clean Tech Hub is holding a discussion around how women in MSMEs can survive the pandemic.

The event will feature industry experts and CEO like Melissa Tickle, Investment Associate Finca Ventures, Grace Oluchi, Hub manager CINOLU among others.

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2020

Time: 5 PM.

You can be a part here.

Prospects for Africa 2020

This event wants to help people and business manage the uncertainties and complexities that have developed in the continent following the outbreak of the Virus. Alexander Forbes, an insurance and financial service company is holding a webinar where experts where will unpack how to manage the rising complexity during this pandemic.

The discussion will feature Butsi Tladi, executive head of Alexander Forbes Consulting, Craig Bentley, head of multinational consulting, among other experts in the sector.

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2020

Time: 11.30 AM.

You can be a part of the webinar by sending RSVP to [email protected] to register

COVID-19 Impact: Helping small businesses recover

With the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic draining business cash reserves, millions of small companies run the risk of being forced out of business.

In response, the UN Global Compact Academy and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have launched a special academy series to help small businesses survive the effects of COVID -19.

The event will feature Peter Ndegwa, CEO, Safaricom, Dorothy Ng’ambi Tembo, Acting Executive Director, International Trade Centre among others as they discuss the ways of helping small business recover from the effect of the pandemic.

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Time: 8 AM.

You can join the event here via zoom.

Africa Day 2020: Growth, Jobs & Sustainable development amidst COVID-19

Today is Africa Day 2020, and to commemorate it, UBA is holding a webinar discussing the growth, jobs and sustainable development of Africa amidst the global pandemic.

The event will be moderated by TEF Founder, Tony Elumelu and will feature several high-level policymakers and leaders in Africa.

Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2020

Time: 3 PM.

You can be a part of the event here.

SHRM Nigerian Webinar – Driving Employee Productivity

This event wants to help employees drive productivity in their place of work. The SHRM Forum Nigeria is planing a session to discuss driving employee productivity in the country.

The event will feature Tunde Sucess Osideko, Senior Manager, Organizational, Development and Performance, MTN Nigeria as they discuss what can drive employee productivity in Nigeria.

Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2020

Time: 4:30 PM.

You can be a part here.

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