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eTrade for Women Masterclass

Making women thrive in the digital economy – Operating a more resilient business in times of crisis

8-10 July 2020

Rwanda

Online

In July 2020, fifteen women digital entrepreneurs from Eastern Africa took part in this eTrade for Women Masterclass.  The eMasterclass was a mix of inspirational and learning sessions, a Policy Dialogue and networking opportunities. 

Who can apply to the Masterclass?

In order to apply to the Masterclass, you need to meet the following requirements:

Do you meet all these criteria? Join us and take a dive into the digital transformation!

Until June 25, 2020 12:00 am

What’s in there for you?

All sessions will be delivered by renowned business leaders and experts in their fields.

The Masterclass will combine :

Agenda

Rwanda Time
10.30 – 11.00 a.m.

Practice session

Webex

11.00 – 11.15 a.m.

Introduction

eTrade for Women (video + mission), by UNCTAD

11.15 a.m.– 12.15 p.m.

Inspiration

Virtual fireside chat with Ms. Clarisse Iribagiza, eTrade for Women Advocate, Founder & CEO He He Labs

Hosted by Ms. Monica Kerrets-Makau Ph.D,  Academic Director for Africa & Professor of Practice, Thunderbird School of Global Management,  Africa Hub

Open to the public

12.15 – 12.30 p.m.

Masterclass Objectives

12.30 – 13.00 30 p.m.

Connecting the dots

Virtual networking groups

13.00 – 14.00 p.m.

Learning session

Using the ‘Lean Canvas’ to develop a more resilient digital strategy (1/2), with Mr. Demilade Oluwasina, Faculty for Entrepreneurship and International Business and Trade,  African Leadership University

11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Learning session

Using the ‘Lean Canvas’ to develop a more resilient digital strategy (2/2), with Mr. Demilade Oluwasina, Faculty for Entrepreneurship and International Business and Trade,  African Leadership University

12.30 – 12.45 p.m.

Break

12.45 – 14.15 p.m.

Learning session

Funding readiness and tools to sustain your business beyond the COVID-19 crisis , with Ms. Andreata Muforo , Partner, TL com Capital

11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Learning session

Rebooting business post-Covid-19: from local to regional markets, with Ms. Sophie Nazenta, Consultant, International Trade Centre (ITC)

12.30 – 12.45 p.m.

Break

12.45 – 14.00 p.m.

High-level Policy Dialogue

Creating a vibrant digital economy in times of Covid-19: Best Practices from selected East-African countries

14.00 – 14.40 p.m.

Next steps

Building of an eTrade for Women community in English speaking Sub-Saharan African countries

Rwanda Time

Public Online Events

In collaboration with our eTrade for Women Advocate

Clarisse Iribagiza

Founder & CEO of 
HeHe Labs, 
Rwanda

Our partners for this Masterclass