Who wants to be a tech millionaire? She Leads Africa, Intel hosts workshop for female entrepreneurs

Photo Credit: iq.intel.com

Photo Credit: iq.intel.com

She Leads Africa, a social enterprise initiative dedicated to unlocking the potential of female entrepreneurs, has partnered with Intel Corp to host educational workshops for tech entrepreneurs in Nairobi, Lagos and Johannesburg.

This initiative follows a busy 2014, which saw the organisation take eight women-led startups to pitch at Diaspora Demo Day in the US last year.

The series of workshops tagged who wants to be a tech millonaire? kicks off in Nairobi on January 24 and will then move to Lagos and Johannesburg.

Each workshop will consist of two sessions: Intel will lead the first session and will show attendees how technology can be used to solve community problems.

There will also be working session on building your MVP (minimum viable product) and getting your product ready for the public.

She Leads Africa will take over the second session and will teach attendees how to get their product/service into the hands of consumers. Attendees will go through real case studies to make sure that the session is practical and not just theoretical.

The workshop is targeted towards female developers who are looking to build their businesses as well as women entrepreneurs running tech-enabled businesses.

Participants must apply to participate ensuring that the women selected will be some of the most exciting tech entrepreneurs on the continent. The application forms can be found online This workshop is another example of Intel’s commitment to supporting growth and gender inclusion in the tech industry on the continent.

Participants will also learn about the Lean Start Up and will also be trained on how to use Intel architecture in their businesses as well as some of the creative ways that technology can be used to solve business problems.

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