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BarCamp Accra 2016 is a free networking event to bring people together for a day of learning, sharing, networking and mentoring. The event shall be held on December 17 at the Kofi Annan Centre Of Excellence In Ict (Aiti-Kace). The theme is “Empowering startups and SME's for national development”.
Barcamp Accra is organized primarily by the GhanaThink Foundation, which has successfully organized 67 BarCamps in Ghana as part of its Barcamp Ghana program which is building a network of change makers, doers and entrepreneurs.
What to expect?
- Mentoring by professionals or entrepreneurs.
- Networking with like-minded individuals - you could find your business or project partner
- Celebrating some of the best of our community and beyond
- Breakout sessions that you can also lead
There would be presentations on various Barcamp themes by Stephen Essien, the head of Tigo Business. and Beryl Hammond-Appiah, head of Tigo HR. Our speed mentoring session will help participants gain insights and answers to questions. Confirmed mentors include Anita Erskine (TV Personality), Nilla Selormey (Investment, Capital), Comfort Ocran (Legacy & Legacy), Felicia Bartfield (Filli B's Garden Grill), Elsie Kaufmann (Legon lecturer), Nana Aba Anamoah (TV Personality), Tawiah Agyarko-Kwarteng (Hersheys), S. Penelope Bartels-Sam (InCharge Global), Emmanuel Kitcher (Stanford SEED), Franklin Adatsi (Investment, Agripreneur), Jayso Skillions (Music and video producer), Steven Naasei Boadi (PZ Cussons), Dzifa Ametam (Dziffa.com), Chris Hammond (Petratrust), Andrew Takyi-Appiah (Zeepay), Sidney Ashong (DJ SidGH), Miracule Gavor (Vedic Math Ghana), Maximus Ametorgoh (Popout), Ernest Ofori (AITI-KACE), Abena Boadu (Revelations Salon), Kweku Aggrey-Orleans (Lawyer), Eugene Boadu (mPedigree), Akosua Konadu Owusu (Platinum Exposure), Bethel Yeboah (Coca Cola), etc.
Register at http://barcampaccra16.eventbrite.com/..Contact us via barcamp at ghanathink.org for sponsorship or partnership opportunities.
Barcamp Accra is supported by Tigo Ghana, Coca Cola Ghana, Kimathi Kuenyehia Foundation, PSI-Ghana, Sobbs Drinks, Wineloya Digital Advertising, etc.
Hundreds of professionals and change makers are changing the lives of young people through our Barcamp program. Now you have the opportunity to nominate anyone between the ages 25-40 to be a mentor at any of our Barcamp event. Do you know of anyone who would make a great mentor at Barcamps? To Nominate a Mentor, Click here.
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GhanaThink is an Africa-focused think-tank that seeks to mobilize and deploy African diasporean talent for the primary benefit of Ghana, and consequently of Africa and the whole world.