The techies behind Zimba Women: Joan Nantambi

By Maria Natukunda It is not common to hear a lady say she loves Mathematics, which makes our Head of Technology, Joan Nantambi, such a unique and exceptional woman to work with. This academic giant excitedly shares; “The challenge of thinking and the process of logic always attract me to Mathematical problems, however difficult and …

The techies behind Zimba Women: Sheena Konkunda

By Maria Natukunda At 28 years old, Sheena Kokunda is a graduate in Electronics who has spent her career, thus far, doing Software/Systems development. This she attributes to a friend who interested her in technology and taught her everything she knows in the ICT field. She graduated from the Multimedia University, Malaysia with a major …

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 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 …