THE TECHPRENEURS HANGOUT ABEOKUTA
Saturday, 15th July, 2017
ABOUT TECHPRENEURS HANGOUT
The #TechPreneursHangOut is an annual convergence for coders, developers, programmers, graphics designers, creative curators, content writers, illustrators, digital enthusiasts, bloggers, social media handlers and tech policy makers in and around the city of Abeokuta, Ogun State and Nigeria as a whole to innovate, collaborate and explore new frontiers in this digital-driven emerging economy.
The maiden edition of #TechPreneurs HangOut Abeokuta is in commemoration of the United Nations World Youth Skills Day #WYSD2017 with the theme: “Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment.”
Understanding what works in the digital age to support young people in today’s and tomorrow’s labor market through training and skills development will be key to the achievement of the 2030 UN Agenda, and will be at the center of this high-level tech event in the rockcity of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
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At the event we’ll also be unveiling and showcasing our skills share empowerment initiative tagged: “One Student, One Skill” — #OneStudentOneSkill. The project aims to train 5,000 students across Nigeria with 100% practical lecture on five (5) identified basics digital job opportunities in the areas of Website Development | Graphics Design | Coding & Programming | Photography | Digital Marketing. It is agreeable that the world is turning to digital and cyber-space. @OnlineHubNG’s “One Student, One Skill” — #OneStudentOneSkill empowerment initiative is to prepare students in secondary and tertiary institutions for the emerging digital economy and for the purpose of raising 21st century professionals capable of building solutions to challenges that may evolve.
As an aside to this event, #Techaholics — a monthly tech talk meet-up event in the city of Abeokuta to get young, creative and savvy techpreneurs mentored by guru’s in the digital space would be launched on that day. This is @OnlineHuNG’s way of giving back to the Nigeria’s tech ecosystem.