Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), a leading Lagos-based incubator and accelerator, has announced it will host its first SciTech Women Meetup in Nigeria on April 22, 2016.
SciTech Women Meetup is a quarterly event to connect women in science, engineering and technology careers around Nigeria.
It focuses on sharing insights and design strategies to encourage girls and women looking to start a career in these fields.
In this maiden edition, CcHUB would bring together about 75 women and girls across Nigeria to discuss on the theme, “Creating the right conditions for women to thrive in STEM in Nigeria”
The Meetup will facilitate solution-oriented conversations on strategies to bridge the gender gap in the science and technology industry and foster collaboration among women.
It is aimed at empowering, cultivating and inspiring the next generation of female leaders in science, engineering and technology by developing a culture of openness and connectedness.
The Meetup will take place on April 22, 2016 from 10:30am to 12:30pm (WAT) at CcHUB’s HQ, Yaba, Lagos. Interested participants should apply asap as spaces are limited.
The event is put together with help from the US embassy in Nigeria.
CcHUB is a social innovation centre and Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space dedicated to catalyzing creative social technology ventures.