Over the course of the 2-week excursion the women will be visiting technology hubs and startups throughout Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya including Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology, Hub Accra, Hub Johannesburg and iHub Nairobi. The group will also host a series of pitch parties and mentorship-focused service projects before concluding the experience at the Sankalp Forum, the world's largest social entrepreneurship conference. The Excursion will be hosted in affiliation with Gray Matters Capital, Gray Ghost Ventures, The Intellecap initiative, Georgia Tech, Startup Weekend and Africa Atlanta 2014. Attendees of the trip include developers, engineers, executives, social entrepreneurs, authors, marketers, angel investors and more.
“Innovative entrepreneurship starts with a mindset born from the realization that everything is possible. Women have a history of defying all odds to do the amazing,” says Faruq Hunter, President of GeniusCorps. “Making a way for these 25 amazing women and their African counterparts to come together is like the joining of two ends of a severed electric cable possible of lighting up the world. -it must happen.”
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