Kumasi Konnect

Kumasi Konnect
past about 3 years ago

Fri, Jul 10. 6:00PM - 8:00PM

NW9 Lounge, near +2 PUB. Ahodwo

Ticket Information

Tickets Fee Price (GHS) Quantity
KUMASI KONNECT 4th Ed. 0.00 Free N/A

Event Details

Kumasi Konnect is an initiative by the Ghana Think Foundation and sponsored by VOTO Mobile and TechHub. This meet-up happens every quarter and invites at least 50 young energetic and innovative minds in Kumasi. This event series seeks further to commune the network built out of Barcamp Kumasi.  

The primary goal is to showcase the work of local and international entrepreneurs (social), the impact of their organisation and the opportunities for the youthThe event will also bring together innovators and doers in Kumasi, to interact and share ideas that have the propensity for social and economic impact.

This is the 4th Edition of Kumasi Konnect and our speaker Bernice Dapaah will focus on the topic "Engaging Society as Catalyst for Change".  Bernice will share her personal story of how she has empowered women and the youth in her community through her initiatives. The venue is the NW9 Lounge, near +2 PUB, Kumasi and the date is 10th June, 2015.

Bernice Dapaah is the Executive Director of the Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative. Under her leadership, the initiative developed from a project idea to an award-winning social enterprise that has won several international awards, including the 2013 UNFCCC Momentum For Change Light House Activity Award (Women For Results Category), World Business and Development Award 2012, UN Habitat/Dubai International Best Practice Award 2012, Samsung/Generations For Peace Impact Award 2012, GIZ Impact Business Award 2011, and UNEP SEED Initiative Award 2010.

In 2013, Dapaah was named a Vital Voices Lead Fellow and won the 2013 International Women Alliance World of Difference Award. She sits on the advisory board of the World Intellectual Property Organization GREEN in Switzerland. Dapaah is a graduate of the Christian Service University in Ghana.

You don't want to miss out on this edition of Kumasi Konnect!

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