Women and Girls equitably innovating the future
Be part of one of the world’s largest and most influential gender equality, diversity and inclusion event.
ATTENDANCE IS FREE
*Award and Gala night requires a pass.
This international summit would bring from across the globe, thought-leaders, innovators, researchers, creators, business strategists in the digital economy and leading organizations accelerating innovations in the STEaM ecosystem. Over 1000 in-person and at least 20,000 online participants from more than 20 countries are expected.
KEYNOTES | AWARDS | NETWORKING | EXHIBITIONS | WORKSHOPS | DEMOS | CAREER EXPO
Women in Technology in Nigeria (WITIN) is committed to Gender Equality, Inclusion and Diversity in and through technology.
Our aim is to increase the representation of women and girls in STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) for their socio-economic advancement. WITIN is in special consultative status with the United Nations.
KEYNOTES & GOODWILL MESSAGES
Eki faith Eboigbe
Film/TV Producer, Project Manager, Culture Advocate
Audrey A. Odogu
Microsoft Philanthropies Lead, Nigeria
Head of Prosperity
British Deputy High Commission Lagos
Program Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa.
Crowdsource by Google
Research, Innovations & Publications: Women, be more involved
Researcher at Linköping and Örebro University.
Programme Specialist, AuthorAID – INASP
Executive Director of
the Global Digital Inclusion
Advancement in 5G &6G Technologies: Opportunities for women
Head, Policy Management/Deputy Director PCEA Department
Head, Technology Development Team, NODITS
Head:Financing &Stakeholder Management Team, NODITS
Head, Consumer Information and Information Education Unit, CAB
Hauwa Buba Wakili:
Assistant Director with the Digital Economy Department of NCC
Female -led Tech Startups & Entrepreneurship: Innovating & Thriving in Economic Recession
The Nutrition Network Africa
Lucy Chioma Aniagolu
Founder and Chief Product Officer- Agrodemy Enterprises
Clara Chinwe Okoro Founder/COO – My Beautiful Africa
Rita Ohai Ohaedoghasi Managing Director VIZON Research Limited
AI & DATA
CONNECTIVITY & CYBERSECURITY
SOCIAL INCLUSION & SDGs
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
TRANSPORTATION & TRAVEL TECH
MEDIA & CREATIVE
GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC POLICIES
TENTATIVE EVENT SCHEDULE
MAY 22 – [ Venue: The Zone ]
- 08:00am: Registrations, Networking , Photos, Light Refreshment
- 09:00am: Opening, Introductions and Welcoming Remarks.
- 9:15am: Keynotes and Goodwill messages
keynote Speaker 1: Funke Opeke – MainOne CEO
keynote Speaker 2: Prof Umar Garba Danbatta – EVC / CEO NCC
keynote Speaker 3: Doreen Bogdan-Martin – Secretary-General ITU
Goodwill Message: Hakeem Popoola fahm – Hon. Comm. of Science and Technology Lagos State
- 10:00am: Panel 1– Research, Innovations & Publications: Women, be more involved!
1. Ulrika Sultan – Researcher at Linköping and Örebro University.
2. Andy Nobes – Programme Specialist, AuthorAID – INASP
3. Martha Alade – Executive Director WITIN
4. Femi Apena – Country Director UNICAF, Nigeria
5. Onica Makwakwa – Executive Director of the Global Digital Inclusion Partnership (GDIP)
- 11:15am: Digital Skills Nigeria Program by Microsoft
- 11.30am:- Crowdsourcing Talk by Google
- 12:00pm: Panel 2 – Advancement in 5G &6G Technologies: Opportunities for women – Facilitated by NCC
1. Mrs Edith Afundu- Head Policy Management/Deputy Director PCEA Department
2. Mrs Nkiru Ebenmelu- Head Cybersecurity/Assistant Director NMIS Department
3. Mrs Mistura Aruna – Head Consumer Information and Education Unit/Assistant Director CAB
4. Mrs Hauwa Wakili- Assistant Director Digital Economy Department
5. Engr Dr. Tanana Biaduo- Technology Depevelopment Team, NODITS
6.Aderonke Sola-Ogunsola- Team Head:Financing &Stakeholder Management Team, NODITS- Moderator for the panel session
- 01:30pm: Exhibition Tour
- 02:00: Vote of Thanks and closing
- 02:15: Lunch and Exhibition Tour continues
- 04:00pm: Departure
May 22 & 23: The Zone
May 24: Sheraton Lagos Hotel
HOTELS & VISAS
Our recommended hotels are all close to the international airport in Lagos. Top picks include:
- Sheraton Lagos Hotel
- Witsspring Hotels and Suites
- Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja
- L’Eola Hotel
Application for Nigerian Visas can now be completed online from anywhere on the globe. For details please visit the portal
PARTNERS & SPONSORS
We welcome all enquiries on getting involved. Please send inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org