WHO WE REALLY ARE
The Pwani Innovation Week brings together some of the leading local, Kenyan and global voices in youth innovation, entrepreneurship and technology through a series of talks, workshops and functions held over a week of showcasing and exhibitions. The tech festival, taking place on December 3rd to 6th, includes sessions on ‘Making innovation work for women and girls’, ‘Innovation with purpose’, and ‘Purpose-driven partnership’ all aimed at breaking down barriers to the advancement of youth-led innovation in the African and global economy.
The Pwani Innovation Week will be held in Mombasa at SwahiliPot Hub. The initiative forms part of country’s global commitment to ensuring women, men and girls in Mombasa are empowered to take advantage of the opportunities of the 21st century economy. mohamed Noor, Founder of SwailiPot Hub says closing the STEM skills gap for the next wave of tech leaders and entrepreneurs will be essential to bolstering economic growth and further unlocking technology’s capacity for social good.
AT PIW, WE SEEK TO:
a) Provide a platform where Tech Entrepreneurs and innovators can participate, grow their know-how and connections, and make their ideas come to life. With the rapid advent of the Industrial Tech Revolution, the ﬂexibility to integrate, and the speed to market will be absolutely critical. b) Collaborate with government, academia and industry to build an African system for innovation on a practical level. c) Provide curated networking with technology leaders and founders, trend specialists, policy makers and forward thinkers. d) Bring together innovation leaders from different cities and towns, backgrounds, disciplines and world-views, to create an innovative economic environment that will prosper the Kenyan economy and have a positive effect on our clients’ competitive edge. e) Encourage mutually beneficial deal-making between entrepreneurs and investors. Grow and accelerate organisational innovation culture. Facilitate the establishment of industry-leaders by presenting new market opportunities.
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