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Leveraging Technology for Inclusion at Innovate Now

“African persons with disabilities, innovators, and entrepreneurs can be at the center of leading a revolution-making assistive technology accessible and affordable to everyone that needs it in Africa.” Bernard Chiira Bernard Chiira the Director at Innovate Now – at Global Disability Innovation Hub, a newly launched Innovation ecosystem. Also the Chairperson of ASSEK, the National …

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Let’s talk about Privilege and access to opportunities in the development sector

Let’s talk about privilege and access to opportunities in the development sector With the death of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor sparking a global movement on racial justice during COVID-19, conversations on inclusion; who accesses these spaces, and what privileges have been accorded to certain groups have been extensive. Many institutions have been …

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Expat investment in Africa

Only 6% of tech investments over 1M USD in Kenya goes to Kenyan founders Only 6% of tech investments over 1 M USD in Kenya goes to Kenyan founders Over the past few years, there has been a lot of discussion around technology investment in Africa. This comes after tech innovations from the continent have …

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