On Empowering Women in Tech - A Conversation with Anie Akpe
Narratives of PurposeAugust 23, 2021
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On Empowering Women in Tech - A Conversation with Anie Akpe

This final episode of the Tech For Good August series features Anie Akpe, founder of African Women in Technology (AWIT). Her organisation is dedicated to providing opportunities and a safe space for women to grow and lead in the tech space, by hosting events in countries across Africa. In this discussion, Anie talks about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on AWIT event series. She also shares how learning about technology, understanding its efficiency and exchanging experiences drives business success - “technology makes you have to think outside of the box”. Listen to her story.


Show Notes

At the end of the show, the guests share a sneak preview into their favourite music or books by answering the same set of questions. Here are the links to Anie’s answers. The artists she often listens to at the moment are WurlD and Rema. The book that particularly resonated with her at a specific time in her life is Intuitive Living by Pandora Paloma.

If you want to follow Anie on social media, you can find her on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Here are some additional useful links. You can learn more about a couple of AWIT’s partners Anie mentioned, on their respective websites: Cellulant and African Business Angel Network. In case you wish to have more information on AWIT, you can visit their website or follow them through their social media handles: LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.