WomeninTechZA at Fak’ugesi

WomeninTechZA is thrilled to invite you to our second Johannesburg networking event, sponsored by Business Connexion, to be held at the Fakugesi Digital Innovation Festival on 29 August.

Come and listen to Praekelt Foundation GM Debbie Rogers speaking on how Praekelt Foundation has designed and implemented mobile technology solutions to empower women in lower and middle income countries and why they believe that uplifting women and girls is one of the most important investments that can be made to reduce poverty and improve people’s health and wellbeing.

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Date: 29 August
Time: 3-30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Tshimologong, 47 Juta Street, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2000

Tickets are R100, include cocktails and snacks, and can be purchased here: https://www.quicket.co.za/events/7372-womenintechza-networking-event/#/

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About Samantha

Samantha Perry is the JHB Agency Lead for Irvine Partners, an integrated public relations and marketing agency. She previously worked as a freelance journalist, and has over 20 years' of experience writing for a range of media - print and online - mainly in the ICT sector. She has written for Brainstorm magazine, Mail & Guardian, several niche B2B titles and several corporate clients. She also has a Masters degree in ICT Policy & Regulation, and serves on the IAB SA Marketing Council as the PR rep. She has worked as an independent telecoms researcher for some of the analyst houses in that field and was regularly called upon to comment on telecoms issues in the press. Nowadays she can be found commenting on women in tech issues in the press and speaking at conferences on the subject and the issues women in the sector face.