Nairobi played host to yet another round of the African Women in Tech Conference (AWIT). This latest conference #AWITKenya2017 brought together women professionals and budding female techies within the local STEM industry.
This event was not only geared towards encouraging young women to pursue STEM-related education and careers. It also provided an opportune platform where the seasoned professional women and women just starting out in the STEM field to meet. The former acted as mentors while the latter were gladly looking forward to mentorship opportunities.
The attendees comprised of young women who are barely starting their undergraduate studies in Computer Science to those who had just completed their Ph.D. in the same field. The two ladies, at the opposite side of the spectrum, were sharing notes and learning from one another.
One of the most noteworthy attendees and speaker at the event, who also happens to be an excellent mentor and role models for the young women in attendance include Dr. Chao Mbogo.
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