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Gender Equality and the digital revolution - How Technology empowers women

Women in Tech Africa

Saturday, 7 July 2018 from 14:00 to 16:30 (CEST)

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Our Keynote Speaker:

Deepa Gautam-Nigge

Deepa is heading the SAP Next-Gen Innovation Network in Munich. SAP Next-Gen is a vibrant community for “innovation with purpose” related to the UN Global Goals of sustainability with SAP’s strategic and most innovative customers, high class Universities with their Entrepreneurship Centers, top-notch StartUps and successful Venture Firms to jointly drive future innovation. Being always passionate about connecting new technologies and business Deepa is also supporting Munich based Venture Capital Firm Earlybird as a Venture Advisor and is coaching StartUps with her expertise in G2M of new technologies and Network Sales as well in terms of VC Funding.

Deepa holds a degree in economics from RTWH Aachen – where she studied Technology & Innovation Management, Industrial Logistics and Operations Research. She started her career back in 2001 at Trovarit AG a VC-backed University SpinOff from FIR - Instiute for Operations Management at RWTH Aachen - aiming to change the way of selecting standard ERP/CRM-Solutions, by launching the online platform and a scalable service portfolio around it .

For the Network “Global Digital Women” she is currently heading the Munich Chapter supporting visibility and empowerment of the next generation of digital female leaders and is a true role model for working mums (e.g. featured in German Issue of COSMOPOLITAN, 02/2018). In June 2018 she is also a finalist for Digital Newcomer Award (winner will be announced on June 28th in Berlin).

Our Panelists:

Joy Zenz

Founder of African Women in Europe
A mother of two, living in Germany. Her aim is to connect African Women living in Europe and around the world through AWE platform irrespective of their geographical locations.
Prior to raising her children, Ms. Zenz has worked in administrative offices and organised events in Europe. She has a diploma in Institution Management.
Currently, she works at Novartis Pharmaceutical Company in Basel Switzerland as an Executive administrator, communication and event assistant. During her free time she manages AWE.
She is currently involved in marketing Africa here in Europe by joining up in different ventures with different companies.
She believes in African women empowerment here in Europe. Through the AWE platform African women have been able to connect and build a positive image of African Women in Europe.
She believes in working together as a team and hence the
Motto: “Together we are STRONG……..”

Michelle C. King

Michelle is finalizing degrees in organization management and leadership and women and gender studies, and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi. She is a creative and dynamic speaker certified in the Connection Practice focused on conflict resolution, a certified coach/speaker/trainer in the mentorship program of the John Maxwell Team, and also has certifications in mindfulness training. Michelle has been extremely successful training personnel serving some of the top organizations in the world. She also is a senior adviser, speech writer, and sits on the board of Save the Earth Projects, Inc. Michelle’s passion is bringing sustainable solutions to the future of the workforce focusing on diversity and inclusion as the cornerstone of personal and professional empowerment.

Farirai Mubvuma

Farirai Mubvuma has profound experience spanning across IT and Human Resources. She is also a certified Project Manager (PMP) and MBA holder. She is currently working at SAP as part of the Afrika Kommt! fellowship which is an initiative that promotes collaboration between German companies and young executives from Sub-Saharan Africa. Farirai is passionate about empowerment of youth and women in Africa through technology.


Looking forward to seeing you there. Come and bring a friend!


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SAP AppHaus
Bergheimerstrasse 147
69115 Heidelberg

Saturday, 7 July 2018 from 14:00 to 16:30 (CEST)

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Women in Tech Africa

The event is an initiative by Women in Tech Africa. Women in Tech Africa is the #1 organization for ambitious women in technology from and in Africa, with the vision of enabling women to drive their communities growth story and create impact on peoples lives.

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