Social Good Nigeria has unveiled “The PopUp Incubator Project”, a project targeted at developing the capacities of techies, entrepreneurs, young professionals and most importantly to promote women and girls’ involvement in Information and Communications Technology Sector in Nigeria. The unveiling took place in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory today, 23rd April being the International Day of Girls in ICT across the world, young school girls from Lead British School, Abuja and professionals in ICT were in attendance. The Project is funded by the Embassy of Sweden in Nigeria.
In a fast-growing world where technology has become an essential part of the human life and activity, Esther shows an example of how tech can be used to shape the society for justice and the greater good.” – Editor’s note.
Guest Writer: Esther Agbarakwe
As the world is moving at an unimaginable speed in the area of information use and dissemination, Nigerians are following along, that is , for those who have access and can effectively use the information technology tools.
“The technology ecosystem in Nigeria is diverse and evolving” says Country Manager for Intel Nigeria, Mr. Olubunmi Ekundare.
I love how technology is now revolutionizing how we engage with community members in many countries across Africa. When I started as HIV/AIDS Peer Health Educator more than 10 years ago, I loved sharing my stories but didn’t own a laptop or a mobile phone. Then, I usually have to travel a long distance to queue to use internet at one of the ‘functional’ cyber cafes in Calabar, Southern Nigeria. And I had to pay a lot.