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Women Techmakers Nairobi 2017 Summit - Agenda

Theme- Telling Our Stories8.00am to 9.00am Registration/Introduction
9.00am to 9.40am Keynote Dorothy Ooko, Google 9.40am to 10.30am Panel - Telling Our Stories Panelists: 1)Dr Evangeline Chao, Kenya Methodist University 2)Percilla Njira, Andela 3)Divine Muragijimana, Cellulant Moderator: Mercy Orangi
10.30am to 11.00am Startups Natalie Pistunovich, Connta

11.00am to 11.30am Why you need DevOps Kosisochukwu, Andela
11.30am to 1.00pm (Break Out Session) Machine Learning (Breakout 1) Muthoni Wanyoike, NWiML Kathleen Simiyu, NWiML Oluwatoyin Yetunde, Andela Kubernetes/ Docker (Breakout 2)
Deploying a Docker app to Google Container Engine using Kubernetes Sharon Rutto, Andela 1.00PM to 2.00PM Lunch Break
2.00pm  to 3.20pm
(Break out session)


Progressive Webapps-

Women Tech Makers Scholars Program

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Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Program - formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program - Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.On the 5th of November 2016,Dr Chao Mbogo  will host a workshop on application guidance for the scholarship.Previous AB Scholars(Vivian Akinyi and Cynthia Wesonga)will also share their Experiences. Mercy Orangi,a googler will speak about involvement in outreach activities,which is a major consideration when it comes to Google scholarships.Margaret Ndisha will also share her experience from the TechWomen Program.The workshop will take place at iHub Nairobi from 9.am. For those who did not manage to get the slot to the Nairobi workshop,WTM Nairobi will share the application tips.The link to the scholarship is https://www.womentechmakers.com/scholars. Deadline for t…