About the Conference

SheMadeIT

22 - 25 November 2021

SheMadeIT is an event concept which was developed by Women in Business Network (WiB) targeting STEM female students who are in the final year at university.  SheMadeIT AFRICA is a series of workshops organized by the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs (VdU), Global Project Partners (GPP), Women in Business Network (WiB) and Digital Skills Accelerator Africa (DSAA). 

The target group is female STEM Students at the Universities in Tunisia, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal, Ghana and Rwanda, Female DSAA Trainees, Young STEM graduates and local institutions supporting young women in finding decent jobs and enhancing their digital skills.

The overall objective of the event is to offer guidance, inspiration and networking opportunities for STEM female students and who are about to finish their studies as well as female DSAA trainees to establish their own business or enhance their chances of employability.

The program will include inspirational stories, a workshop on Why Networks and Mentoring Programs Matter, a workshop on How to establish your own company or startup, and a last workshop to meet your potential employer. All sessions are run in French and English.

Program Details

SheMadeIT Africa
22 November 2021- Opening Roundtable: A continent full of female STEM Talents
This is a closed session for the project partners in Germany, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Ghana and Rwanda.
22 November 2021-Inspirational Stories by Female STEM Entrepreneurs (English and French)
Inspirational Stories by Female STEM Entrepreneurs from the African continent as well as Germany to share their success story incl. challenges and difficulties faced
23 November 2021-Workshop 1: Why Networks and Mentoring Programs Matter? (English Session)
This workshop will tackle the topics of career orientation and placement
23 November 2021-Workshop 1: Why Networks and Mentoring Programs Matter? (French Session)
This workshop will tackle the topics of career orientation and placement
24 November 2021 - Workshop 2: How to establish your own company or start-up? (English Session)
Mapping of the institutions providing assistance and seed funding in the target countries
24 November 2021 - Workshop 2: How to establish your own company or start-up? (French Session)
Mapping of the institutions providing assistance and seed funding in the target countries
25 November 2021 - Workshop 3: Meeting your potential employer (English Session)
This workshop will be the platform for the DSAA members to present their programs and employability opportunities for female developers
25 November 2021 - Workshop 3: Meeting your potential employer (French Session)
This workshop will be the platform for the DSAA members to present their programs and employability opportunities for female developers