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:
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