Social Good Nigeria (a network of innovators and socio-preneurs) in collaboration with the Swedish government and espire hub incubator, have unveiled the Pop Up Incubator Project for techies in Nigeria.
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According to a press release made available to TechCabal, the project is targeted at developing the capacities of techies, entrepreneurs, young professionals and importantly to promote women and girls’ involvement in the country’s I.T sect
“Social Good Nigeria PopUp Incubator is expected to enhance the capacities of those who are in love with Techie activities such as programming, coding, web designing as well as social networking with Nigeria having the highest number of users in Africa”, Esther Agbarakwe, Co-Founder, Social Good Nigeria said at the unveiling.
A panel of discussion on ‘how to improve women and girls’ participation and involvement in the ICT sector in Nigeria was moderated by Esther discussing ways of overcoming the dearth of women in the industry was the theme.
Swedish Ambassador in Nigeria, Svante Kilander, said “The Embassy is proud and happy to partner with Social Good Nigeria to increase the knowledge exchange between Sweden and Nigeria on social entrepreneurship, CSR and women’s rights, resources and representation”.
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