Event Start Date

7th March 2022

Event End Date

7th March 2022

Event Venue

Protea Hotel

On 8th March 2022, the world will commemorate the International Women's Day under the theme "Changing climates: equality today for a sustainable tomorrow."

As part of its deliberate initiatives to support women in fintech, FITSPA will host the following activities:

Key-note on Gender issues for women in Fintech

Last year, FITSPA launched a deliberate initiative to support women in fintech through customized development programs, mentorship pairing and talks. This will be the first event under the 'Women in fintech' series and will be delivered by Ms Elsie G. Attafuah, United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) Resident Representative for Uganda.

Her talk will highlight how women can harness gender to exploit their full potential.

1. Josephine Olok
    FITSPA Board Chairperson

2. Elsie G Attafuah
    United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) Resident Representative

3. Sophie Nanteza 
    Consultant on Entreprenuership

Women in Fintech Pitch Competition

The 14th Fintalk edition will feature a pitch competition for women in fintech who are looking for funding to:

Invest in a fintech solution or business Expand a fintech business operation                    

The Womens Pitch Competition guidelines:

  1. All intending participants should share their pitch documents by Thursday 4th March 4th 2022 5pm.
  2. Pitch document template will be downloaded off the FITSPA website www.fitspa.ug/events
  3. All participants will be invited to the pitch shot, but only top 5 finalists will present their pitches.
  4. Participants' fintech submissions will be judged against 1) Innovation 2)Viability 3)Growth phase
  5. Results are solely at discretion of the judges.


The following are the cash prizes for the Women in Fintech Pitch competition:

$1,000 for winner 
$500 for 1st runner up

Venue & Time

Monday 7th March Protea Hotel 4:00pm - 7:00pm


4:00pm - Arrival & drinks

4:15pm - Welcome remarks (Sophie Nanteza) 4:20pm - Key-note

5:00pm - Presentation (Pitch competition) 5:40pm - Announce winners & hand over prizes 5:45pm - Mingle & networking

7:00pm - Departure at will