The start-up awards era and how it creates mental demons for entrepreneurs

By Brenda Katwesigye, Founder of Wazi Vision. Last weekend, for some strange reason, I got obsessed (maybe a little too much) with reading Whitney Houston’s story. I listened to one of her classics, “Saving all my love for you” and it was as beautiful then as when I first heard it. Whitney was an icon. …

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New Opportunity: Andela Technical Leadership Program.

Exciting job opportunity from Andela! Interested in growing a tech career? Andela is hiring entry level software developers from all educational backgrounds. Working at Andela enables you to master the professional and technical skills you need to succeed as a software developer as well as work with the world's top engineering teams. You bring a …

Register for the Funzi entrepreneurship training program.

Zimba Women and the International Trade Centre will be conducting a 6 weeks fully funded entrepreneurship program to women-led start-ups in Uganda through a mobile service called Funzi. Funzi is an award-winning mobile-only learning service available for everyone with an Internet-connected device to learn practical skills at http://www.funzi.mobi. They deliver bite-size learning content optimized for …

How it all went down at the #IWD book discussion event.

By Stella Kiwanuka Nice Girls don’t get the corner office focusses on the mistakes that women make in their careers that prevent them from reaching their full potential and achieving the success they want. Lois P Frankel tackles different topics that range from attaining self-confidence, managing office politics, and personal branding etcetera. Zimba Women in …

Call for applications: Zimba Women Mentorship Programme.

Application deadline. February 28th, 2018 About! The Zimba Women Mentorship Program is a year-long program that kicks off in April every year. When we support the growth and empowerment of women and girls, we raise the quality of life for everyone. By matching successful women and men with ambitious women and girls, they can help …

The #ZimbaSummit17 Pitching Competition.

2017 Zimba Women Technology for Business Pitching Competition. Application deadline: 9th November 2017 Women entrepreneurs across all industries are invited to apply to contest in our annual Technology For Business Pitching Competition.  Round 1 will be held at the Innovation Village in Ntinda on 11th November 2017.  The top 10 companies will be selected to …