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Nov 19, 2019

FUNDRAISING PITCH PITFALLS

Fundraising has it's challenges & in continuation with our fundraising series ...
Nov 05, 2019

THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY IN FUNDRAISING

WomenWork is excited to invite you to this month's webinar event ...
Oct 14, 2019

WOMEN, GET ON BOARD!

A deep dive session on what it takes to get on ...
Oct 24, 2019

HOW TO GET TO YES!

Join us for an actionable and insightful session on how to ...
Sep 24, 2019

CRAFTING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND

Building a great personal brand is essential now more than ever; ...

FUNDRAISING PITCH PITFALLS

Nov 19, 2019

Fundraising has it’s challenges & in continuation with our fundraising series we dive deeper to understand the common pitch pitfalls, and what to do to make sure you get that investment.

In this edition, join us for an informative session on Common Fundraising Pitch Pitfalls from an Investors perspective on Tuesday, 19th November from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm.

Our guest speaker Andreata Muforo is a partner at TLcom based in Nairobi. She is currently on the Board of Ajua and Twiga Foods & is also a mentor for the Endeavor network. She is very involved and engaged in local partnerships with entrepreneurs, accelerators and incubators for mentoring and deal flow generation.

Andreata has experience in different sectors including ICT, financial services, manufacturing, real estate, and fast-moving consumer goods. She has also worked as an Investment Officer in the private sector department of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Tunisia where she participated in the structuring of project finance transactions and evaluated the AfDB’s investments into private equity funds. While at the AfDB, Andreata also worked directly with President Kaberuka and his Advisors to support them on issues of corporate and strategic significance to the Bank.

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THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY IN FUNDRAISING

Nov 05, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

WomenWork is excited to invite you to this month’s webinar event filled with great insights and candid discussions! Capital is a key necessity that can be used to operate and grow a business, even with the most successful businesses. Having the right strategies to ensure that you raise the capital needed to get your business to its full potential is vital.

In this edition, join us for an informative session on How To Win at Fundraising from an Entrepreneurs perspective on Tuesday, 5th November from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.

Our guest speaker Aisha R. Pandor is co-founder and CEO of SweepSouth. Aisha has scaled SweepSouth tremendously and has been internationally recognized for this growth. She has acquired Investors such as CRE VC, The Micheal & Susan Dell Foundation & Naspers Foundry that have been instrumental in building her company.

Aisha decided to take a chance to embark on her entrepreneurial journey with SweepSouth, connecting unemployed and underemployed domestic workers with homeowners who need their services. Her company launched in June 2014 and currently operates in 8 South African cities, providing work opportunities for almost 15,000 women with over 50,000 bookings per day!

 

 

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WOMEN, GET ON BOARD!

Oct 14, 2019 5:30 -PM - 8:30 PM

A deep dive session on what it takes to get on boards. If you are looking to take the next step in your career journey into corporate boards, this expert led session by Susan Mudhune, will help prepare you as an executive to become board-ready.

Susan has more than 20 years’ experience in the banking industry, serving in diverse senior management and finance roles. Being a seasoned board member in the corporate world, she has a thorough knowledge of corporate governance, having extensive experience in consultancy and as a certified trainer in this field.

Susan is a former Chair of the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Group and also served on the board of Safaricom. She currently serves on the boards of Sanlam Kenya, Carbacid and the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). She is a fellow of the Kenya Institute of Bankers (KIB) and is, besides chair of the KIFFWA Fund, the National Chairperson of the Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA).

To book your slot for this insightful and practical session, kindly make a payment of KES 1,500 via MPesa, Buy Goods, Till Number 339233.

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HOW TO GET TO YES!

Oct 24, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for an actionable and insightful session on how to effectively pitch to corporate organizations on Thursday, 24th October at Dalberg Offices, 5th Floor, The Atrium, along Chaka Road from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm in partnership with Dalberg Advisors.

Ever wondered what it takes to get that YES? Do you know if you are communicating the right message, in the right way, to the right person? Mastering the art of asking is essential to convincing a corporate to support your idea, or join you as a partner.

Our guest speakers Waithera Kabiru, Veronica Ogeto-Tchoketch and June Gachui have a wealth of experience working in the corporate sector and have sat on the other side of the table, listening to more pitches than they can count! Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to get an insiders perspective on what it takes to get that YES.

Veronica Ogeto-Tchoketch, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Innovation, Safaricom Ltd has an exemplary track record which spans over 20 years in Innovation, GSM Mobile Telecommunications and IT – Project Management in a Multinational capacity, covering at any time between 17-24 countries both in the Middle East and Africa. In her present role, Veronica is responsible for driving Safaricom’s innovation agenda through win-win partnerships with both local and global partners.

Waithera is currently the Head of Media Futures, Digital and Agency at East African Breweries Limited, where she has taken on a data-driven approach to impact the way brands connect with consumers.  Over the last 15 years, she has led successful marketing campaigns in sub-Saharan Africa with start-ups, small and medium sized companies and with multinational organizations. She led digital content and  campaigns such as, the award winning Coke Studio Africa, FIFA World Cup 2014 and 2018, and Share a Coke.

In addition to her love for the arts, June is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and is the Principal of JGIP Consultants. She graduated from London School of Economics and Political Science with an LL.B (Hons) and French law. She holds an LL.M in Intellectual Property Law from George Washington University, USA. Ms Gachui is also an Associate Member of International Trademark Association (INTA).

She has extensive experience in all areas of Intellectual Property (IP) Law and Entertainment Law; having trained with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), New York as well as with reputable Australian Entertainment Law Firm Joan B. Peters-Private Practice, to name a few. As part of her work in the IP field, She is a resource person and trainer for the creative entrepreneurs within the creative industries ranging from music publishing, film and TV, software developers, corporate clients, schools, regional and international organizations on matters of IP, advocating for the protection of commercially viable exploitation of IP rights.

 

 

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CRAFTING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND

Sep 24, 2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Building a great personal brand is essential now more than ever; whether you are working towards landing your dream job, getting a seat at the table, or attracting new clients as an entrepreneur. Our guest speaker Lorna Irungu – Macharia is a leading PR and communications expert, with over 20 years of experience in media, crisis communication, strategy, and brand development.

Lorna, strongly believes that brands are built on great stories and her work in and with the media, advertising, marketing, film, non-governmental organizations, corporate, and foundations have all reinforced the same thing, your communication strategy is critical to success whether you are running your business or building your career.

 

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