Zimba Women is nominated to the WSIS Prizes Contest 2019

We have started this year with fantastic news. Zimba Women has been nominated for the World Summit on Information Society-ITU Prizes 2019 contest in the category (Action Line) C4: “Capacity building”. The Prize is currently in the online voting phase – the deadline for voting is the 10th of February 2019. Voting is open to …

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. …

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 …

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 …

The Zimba Women Technology for Business Summit : Mentorship Program

The 2nd Annual Zimba Women Technology for Business Summit will be an International 2-day interactive learning, professional development and Business to Business matchmaking event to be held at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel. The theme for this year is “Harnessing opportunities of global trade to empower the African Woman” During the summit, we will have a …

The Life-changing Reality Check Conference 2017.

By Mary Helda Akongo From 9th to 12th May, 2017, KAS Uganda and Centre for Development Alternatives (CDA) brought together a well designated group of intellectual and passionate youth at Esella Country Hotel to decipher the state of employment, entrepreneurship and education (3Es) in Uganda. The conference started with a thought-provoking presentation by Max Walters, Yusuf …

#ZimbaSummit16 : Breaking Business Barriers

The Zimba Technology for Business Summit, 2016 brought together a plethora of women and men from different SMEs, technology-based and other sector businesses, startups, government institutions, development partners and other stakeholders, all united by an interest to promote the advanced use of technology by  women and other typically marginalized groups in the business arena.  The …