This is me right now!
She Leads Africa ( For those who don’t know, She Leads Africa is a community that ensures women are part of Africa’s growth story – they provide the knowledge, networks and finance to grow from SMEs to global leaders.) in collaboration with MissTechy, is giving out a ticket to the She hive event – the first popup co-working space for young ambitious African women.
The event is kicking off on the 20th – 25th of September, To get an access you would need to pay a token. However, thanks to this collaboration, one lucky person can get this for free!
See a brief press release from She Leads Africa:
She Leads Africa announces the launch of the She Hive, the first popup co-working space for young ambitious African women from September 20-25 at the newly opened Cre8 space in Victoria Island, Lagos. The space will enable entrepreneurs to learn new business skills, develop relationships with fellow entrepreneurs and connect directly with investors.
The week will open on Sunday September 20 at 5pm with a free Open House hosted by premium financial services company PAL Pensions. While enjoying complimentary cocktails and cupcakes attendees will be able to tour the venue, sign up for different classes, and participate in an interactive panel titled Setting Yourself Up For Success. The panel will feature Abimbola Sulaiman, Vice President of Investments at PAL Pensions, health expert and tv host Dr. Julz, Founder of LEAP Africa Ndidi Nwuneli and visual curator Yagazie Emezi.
During the week members can work from 8am – 9pm out of the community space where they will have access to private meeting rooms, high speed WiFi and fresh coffee and pastries from the onsite Cafe Neo. During the day there will be lunch and learn workshops such as Joining a Global Startup with Evangeline Wiles, MD of Kaymu Nigeria; Thinking Long Term About Your Money with PAL Pensions and How To Maximize the GT Bank SME Market Hub.
In the evenings, members will have the opportunity learn from senior business executives such as Aliko Dangote, Hakeem Belo-Osagie and Yewande Sadiku in private fireside chats. There will also be fun networking events with a Motherland Mogul Paint Party with PTN Africa on Tuesday Sept 22 at 6:00pm and a workshop focused on Looking and Feeling The Part featuring tutorials from women led startups Thando’s Shoes, Beauty Rev NG, Eve & Tribe and ORIKI Group on Wednesday Sept 23 at 6:00pm.
All activities will take place at Cre8 Coworking Space located on Agoro Odiyan Street in Victoria Island Lagos, accessible from both Adeola Odeku and Saka Tinubu Streets.
The She Hive is sponsored by PAL Pensions and media partners Bella Naija and Kamdora.
Are you excited?! I bet most of you got excited when you read the fireside chat with Aliko Dangote, Hakeem Belo Osagie and Yewande Sadiku!
To qualify, all you have to do is follow @SheleadsAfrica and @MissTechyNG on Twitter, then register by clicking on this link . Ensure you put in MissTechy in the field where it says “How did you hear about us?”
I would announce the lucky winner after ensuring the participants fulfill all the requirements.
By the way, to all the wondering men in the house, this event is not restricted by gender!
What are you waiting for Techies!
Lets do this!
To read more about She Hive, Click on this link.