Oct
4
3:00 PM15:00

Women in African Power: Increasing Connections: Amplifying your personal brand through networking in the energy sector

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Power Africa launched the Women in African Power network with the goal of advancing the participation and representation of women within the energy sector across the African continent.  

Increasing Connections, the Women in African Power (WiAP) webinar series, aims to share knowledge and build the professional skills of women active in Africa’s energy sector.

How do you distinguish and elevate yourself in your field? Networking is an essential skill to develop professional connections and relationships, but effectively networking and finding networking opportunities may be difficult. In this webinar, you will learn how to strengthen your personal brand by developing networking skills. 

Join this webinar and learn more from the speakers, Rose Mutiso, Co-Founder and CEO, Mawazo Institute and Sandra Tererai, Founder, Taungana.

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Jul
24
to Jul 25

MTAWA Panel Discussion and Graduate Career Workshop

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MTAWA (The Mentoring neTwork of African Women in Academia) is an organization that aims to establish and build networks for African women in academia in support of their academic and professional growth and success. Mawazo co-sponsored this event alongside MTAWA, Safaricom and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). The event was targeted at undergraduate and masters level women interested in STEM careers both in academia and industry. This event was held at the Sino-Africa Joint Research Center (SAJOREC) on the JKUAT main campus, Juja, Kenya. Mawazo’s CEO-Rose Mutiso was a panelist at one of the sessions. Read more about the event here.

 

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Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

Nairobi Ideas Night

 Nairobi Ideas Night is a fun variety show that provides a platform for local researchers, scholars and other self-identifying nerds to present their work and ideas to the general public in an informal and engaging format. The event will feature short lectures on topics of popular interest, and bring together interesting people from all walks of life to discuss these issues and mingle over drinks  Entry is free, but attendees must register via  Eventbrite . Note that you can only register for 1 ticket.   Speakers:    Owaahh  (historian & storyteller)   Wangui Kimari  (urban ethnographer & activist)   Nanjira Sambuli  (tech policy wonk)   Jessamyn Fairfield  (physicist & comedian)   Rose Mutiso  (MC)   Musical Guest:    Mayonde

Nairobi Ideas Night is a fun variety show that provides a platform for local researchers, scholars and other self-identifying nerds to present their work and ideas to the general public in an informal and engaging format. The event will feature short lectures on topics of popular interest, and bring together interesting people from all walks of life to discuss these issues and mingle over drinks

Entry is free, but attendees must register via Eventbrite. Note that you can only register for 1 ticket.

Speakers:

Owaahh (historian & storyteller)

Wangui Kimari (urban ethnographer & activist)

Nanjira Sambuli (tech policy wonk)

Jessamyn Fairfield (physicist & comedian)

Rose Mutiso (MC)

Musical Guest:

Mayonde

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Jan
24
8:30 AM08:30

Public Engagement Workshop: Designing and Assessing Informal Science Programs

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This January, a team of physicists from NUI Galway visited the Mawazo Institute in Nairobi, with co-funding from Institute of Physics' Virdee Grant. The NUI Galway team, consisting of Dr Claudia Fracchiolla and Dr Jessamyn Fairfield, brought expertise in public engagement, informal science programs, and evaluation and assessment which we they shared with a dynamic group of local STEM practitioners from across Kenya. Read more about the event on our blog page.

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