Barcamp Kumasi 2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (WET)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Barcamp Kumasi 2014 is a free networking forum bringing people together for a day of discussion, demos and dialogue on Kumasi, Ghana and beyond. It takes place on November 1, 2014 at the College of Science of Auditorium, KNUST. The theme for this year is "Youth Entrepreneurship: Celebrating Our Heroes". This Barcamp hopes to assemble stakeholders to network, build a supportive enterprising community and partner to build together.
The GhanaThink Foundation has successfully organized 37 BarCamps in Ghana. BarCamp Kumasi 2014 will be a celebration of heroes who are increasing the narrative of successful entreprises and vibrant opportunities in Kumasi. This 5th Barcamp In Kumasi is continues to our network of changemakers, doers and entrepreneurs via the Barcamp Ghana program. Ato Ulzen-Appiah, director of the GhanaThink Foundation, chips in: After two KumasiKonnect events, Barcamp Kumasi returns to amplify local success stories.
As usual, we will have multiple user-generated breakout sessions about topics relevant to the Ashanti Region and beyond. Our speed mentoring session will help participants gain insights and answers to questions. Our confirmed mentors include Gamel Sankarl (Author), Rick B. Okyere (EVOLV.Africa), Rosalin Kyere-Nartey (Rosak Consult), Asantewa Monney (Clean Team), Jorge Appiah (Creativity Group), Abigail Aruna (Clean Team), Frank Boateng (Darko Fresh), Albert Opoku (HapaWeb), Dr. Edinam Gaveh (KATH), Mildred (Fashion Designer), Johannes Arthur (Artist), Justin Dakorah (Doctor), Woedem Dzogbefia (Architect), Comfort Opoku Anima (OWEC Ghana), David Asiamah (AgroMindset), Winnifred Selby (Ghana Bamboo Bikes), Elizabeth Patterson (GEIG), etc
Register/RSVP at the BarCamp Kumasi eventbrite website (barcampkumasi14.eventbrite.com) or text "Barcamp Kumasi [name] [email address] to 1945 through any mobile network. Contact us via barcamp at ghanathink dot org for for sponsorship or partnership opportunities.
BarCamp Kumasi 2014 is sponsored by SCISA (KNUST), Reach for Change, Google, Bridge of Hope Limited, Clean Team Ghana, mPedigree, Saazaa Shoes, Nandimobile, Blaqsheep, etc. Our media partners are the Ultimate Radio & Spy Ghana. Join us to move the Ashanti Region and Ghana forward. Stay tuned via our social media. Twitter |Facebook | Google+
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