One of the goals of the World Bank funded Digital Malawi project is to get more women in the innovation and technology sectors. As a way to achieve this, the Digital Malawi put a requirement that 60% of all trainees must be female. This is a requirement that continues to be met by constant questioning and scrutiny, as is always the relevance of affirmative action.
Honored to have been featured by ‘The Fifth Alley’ in their #FithGems series, talking about my businesses and journey in the digital space.
I made a commitment to myself that if I wasn’t travelling to further my studies early in the year, I would set up my personal office at Bien Corp Africa. The office was the first attempt by the hub at interior design – from concept to execution. It was a really exciting project for me, and something I need in this phase of my career.
In light of the vision 2063, the Malawi NPC is organising a roundtable discussion between policymakers and youth, discussing and proposing solution; how youth issues can be better mainstreamed in relevant national policies and strategies.
We don’t really get to talk much about the imposter syndrome which comes with career switches, do we?
When I was told I had to set up a tech hub, it was a no-brainer that I had to set up the hub in Mangochi District. My focus was on the Eastern region, for personal, and statistical reasons.
I was invited by a colleague today to deliver a lecture at Lilongwe Technical College in Lilongwe an inspirational talk about Digital Entreprenership: my journey thus far – lessons and success, and what I think aspiring entrepreneurs hoping to get into the digital / ICT sector should know.