Held on September 15th & 16th at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel, The Zimba Women Technology For Business Summit brought together over 370 of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda's distinguished thought leaders, key decision makers and female entrepreneurs. Delegates were from different Small and Medium Enterprises, technology-based and other sector star tups, government institutions, development partners and other stakeholders, united by a common interest to harness the various opportunities that exist for African women to enable them to build sustainable futures. One of the goals was to stimulate dialogue and fuel discussions around today's most pressing global challenges and to create lasting cross-sector partnerships.
The Summit's programming covered considerable ground, spanning educative discussions, inspiring presentations, insightful panel plenary sessions, and a business pitching competition that altogether contributed to widening participants' knowledge in some areas related to business planning, management, and grow the within and outside the borders of their countries.
Participants were eager to learn and share insights, and full participation was registered during all the sessions. The discussions at the Summit were uniquely designed to enable entrepreneurs to learn and reflect on the taught business principles and practices to later be able to apply them to their individual businesses. The event was live streamed on Facebook with over 76, 000 views.