Social media giant, Facebook, held a Women in Tech event and a Developers Circles Masterclass in Kenya’s capital Nairobi this week. The event brought together some of the top developers (and/or) female techies in the region.
The Developer Circle was among other things, an evening of networking. The Developer Masterclass had 25 Developer Circle leads from various regions in Africa who came for an intensive, three days training course.
The attendees delved into Facebook technologies and discussed various platform products that were aimed at enhancing the ecosystem. In both the two events, developers (devs) had the opportunity to connect, share ideas, learn new things, and collaborate with one another.
Facebook’s Head of Platform Partnerships for Middles East and Africa, Emeka Afigbo, said, “We want to use our technology and platforms to work with people who want to become entrepreneurs and to build products that can help engage and empower communities. Events like the Platform meetup are examples of activities we’re doing on the ground to empower startups and developers to take their businesses to the next level.”
The Women in Tech event brought together influential women working within the …read more