MIT Sloan Africa Innovate Conference 2017

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED – OVERVIEW Theme: Transforming promising ideas into sustainable businesses in Africa This year’s panels will follow the African entrepreneurship process: starting with an exploration of the origins of sound business ideas to an in-depth discussion of the launching and eventually scaling or failing of African businesses. Along the way, the Read more about MIT Sloan Africa Innovate Conference 2017[…]

Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme – 2017

– APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED – Image credit: Commonwealth OVERVIEW The Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme will match aspirational young women with experienced professionals in their fields. The scheme will begin with a six-month pilot in the Caribbean and the Americas, but will include a small number of mentees from Africa, Europe, Australia and the Pacific. It Read more about Commonwealth Women’s Mentorship Scheme – 2017[…]

Google Code Jam 2017 – Programming Competition

– APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED – Image credit: Google   OVERVIEW Code Jam calls on programmers around the world to put their skills to the test by solving multiple rounds of algorithmic puzzles. The online rounds conclude in the World Finals, which rotates globally. In addition to being challenging and fun, Code Jam problems can help Read more about Google Code Jam 2017 – Programming Competition[…]

Nigerian-British Forum – Mind of an Entrepreneur/Youth Inauguration

  The Nigerian Networking Community was invited by the Nigerian-British Business Forum to their ‘Mind of an Entrepreneur Seminar‘ that took place on Friday the 17th of March. The event also marked the inauguration of the Nigerian-British Business Forum Youth Committee. Successful Nigerians from various backgrounds provided inspiration and advice to the young entrepreneurs.   Read more about Nigerian-British Forum – Mind of an Entrepreneur/Youth Inauguration[…]

Entrepreneurial Engineers: from Ideas to Innovation

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –   OVERVIEW Entrepreneurship and commercial awareness are very important skills for engineering professionals. They must be well grounded not only in product design and service delivery but also in areas such as idea management and innovation, business and new market development. At this seminar, you will be introduced to Read more about Entrepreneurial Engineers: from Ideas to Innovation[…]

#LivingInDiaspora – My UK Experience

  Aderogba Williams was a banker at a leading national bank in Nigeria before taking the decision to leave to study for a Masters in the UK. Rogba shares his experience on how he adjusted with living in diaspora. Moving to the UK. for my Master’s degree was not an easy one for me because Read more about #LivingInDiaspora – My UK Experience[…]

Nigerian Women in Diaspora Leadership Forum

– THIS EVENT HAS PASSED –   OVERVIEW Theme: Be Bold –  Stand Up For Family This year the NWIDLF have invited fantastic speakers who will speak on crucial issues concerning women including: Finances, social etiquette, mental health, relationships, child care and knife crimes,   DATE 25th March 2017 11.00am to 17:00pm   LOCATION  University Read more about Nigerian Women in Diaspora Leadership Forum[…]

The Foreign Trained Student Guide: Surviving NYSC

  The purpose of this post is to provide necessary information pertaining to NYSC for those folks that schooled abroad. Step 1 – Keep in mind, NYSC mobilizes graduates 3 times a year. The first – Batch A is around March, Batch B in June and Batch C in November. Registration close for foreign trained Read more about The Foreign Trained Student Guide: Surviving NYSC[…]

The Smart Money Woman Book Tour – London

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –   The Smart Money Woman by Arese Ugwu has become a must read for the millennial African Woman, teaching her to work her way up the financial ladder. After a successful tour across Africa, Arese will be coming to London for the The Smart Money Woman book tour to to Read more about The Smart Money Woman Book Tour – London[…]