The Women Who Start Hackathon 2019

The Women Who Start hackathon aims at closing gender gaps and to disrupt economic inequality. The Women In Technology Uganda (WITU) Hub believes that through a collaborative, unconventional women-led social change hackathon, local genius can be aligned with a global network, committed to designing solutions that transform into opportunities for women in leadership, education and

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The ReSAKSS Data Challenge 2019

The ReSAKSS data challenge is an Africa wide -diaspora included- competition targeting researchers, students, creative designers, developers and analysts and anyone passionate about data. The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) supports the successful implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) by providing policy-relevant data; facilitating dialogue among stakeholders; monitoring progress

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Stories on Depression: How Post-University Depression Crept In On Me.

The following story is an interview between an anonymous young graduate and a mental health counselor. “For me, leaving university was a bittersweet experience”, an anonymous young person, who graduated last year, explains. “It very quickly went from being celebrated and recognized [for my achievements], to being thrown into a large pot of pressures. I

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The VC4A Startup Academy (For Startup Founders)

The VC4A Startup Academy is an online resource platform for young startup founders in Africa. The platform avails the latest industry insights, start-up tools and methodologies needed to take a business to the next level. VC4A (Venture Capital for Africa) is a fast growing community of business professionals in 159 countries dedicated to building game

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CV Tips for New Graduates

Recent grads or soon-to-be graduating students face an exhilarating next chapter. Most already have planted career seeds along the university journey, learning practical skills through the classroom, internships, part-time jobs, volunteer activities and sports affiliations. Taking advantage of your already honed skills and abilities while also fanning the flame of passions helps to fuel a powerful

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The Microinsurance Challenge Fund 2019

Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) is an independent not-for-profit company committed to promoting greater access to financial services in Uganda. FSD Uganda seeks to develop a more inclusive financial sector with a focus on low-income individuals (particularly women) and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). They support innovation, conduct research, help promote and improve policy,

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