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Wednesday, February 6


Girl Forward
This event is part of #SMWEXPLORE, a series of cool, independently produced SMW events happening off-campus and around town. Get out and explore Lagos! 

#GirlForward is a science and Tech event that creates a platform for young girls,  key industry actors and stakeholders to discuss critical issues facing the development of young girls in Nigeria with special attention on how the science and technology, most especially the new media (social media) can be leveraged  to develop timely interventions or deliver sexual and reproductive health messages and products to young girls in Nigeria. This session will feature 5 panelists whose contributions will be from different areas but tailored to address the issue of girls, there (girls ) reproductive health, and the role of social media to empower the young girls to be able to make timely decisions as to their reproductive and sexual health.

Ten,105 Close, Banana Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Contact The Organizers For More Info: http://bit.ly/SMWgirlforward

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Damilola Anwo-ade

Tech Entrepreneur/ICT Trainer, Sprout Digital
Damilola ​​ is the Managing Partner of Sprout Digital Development Limited (Sprout) and the founder of CodeIT. Damilola has considerable ‘hands on’, client-facing, project-based experience in the NGO sector. Her broad range of experience includes delivering core ICT projects... Read More →
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Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin

Director, Pearls Africa
Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin is the Founder of Pearls Africa Foundation,an advocate for Education and empowerment of Women and Girls, An ICT Consultant.
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Ozzy Etomi

Writer/Communications Strategist, Pagatech Ltd
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'Sola Fagorusi

Executive Director, Onelife Initiative for Human Development
‘Sola Fagorusi is the Executive Director of Onelife Initiative for Human Development, a non-profit that has directly supported over 45,000 adolescents and young people with sexual and reproductive health knowledge; enterprise skills and civic literacy since 2014. He also currently... Read More →
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Adenike Oyetunde

Director, Amputees United Initiative
Adenike is a lawyer, media personality and social entrepreneur working with Amputees United Initiative to further improve the plight of persons living with disability in Nigeria, She is also the Author of the book titled Ade՛ni'ke՛.

Wednesday February 6, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
SMW Explore
Thursday, February 7


Leveraging Social Media For Growth
This event is part of #SMWEXPLORE, a series of cool, independently produced SMW events happening off-campus and around town. Get out and explore Lagos! 

This session will create a panel for entrepreneurs to have a provoking rigorous  discussion with thought leaders through an engaging, entertaining,  educational and diverse series using the digital platforms.

It will also feature an interactive panel session during which panelists will answer questions from participants.

Leveraging Social Media For Growth is a platform for provocative speakers, innovators and thought leaders to present a better way of doing things through the digital platforms; through the platform, they highlight their journeys, insights and mistakes.


British Council Lagos
20 Thompson Avenue - Ikoyi
Gate Fee: Free
Contact The Organizers For More Info: www.smjury.org

Thursday February 7, 2019 11:00am - 2:00pm
SMW Explore
Friday, February 8


Big Data, You & The Future
Limited Capacity seats available

This event is part of #SMWEXPLORE, a series of cool, independently produced SMW events happening off-campus and around town. Get out and explore Lagos! 

Big data is a term that describes the large volume of data both structured and unstructured that inundates an individual's or Organization's activities on a day-to-day basis. But it s not the amount of data that s important. It s what is done with the data that matters.

Given the above information, we have come to realize the importance of Data in general. From the amount of value Companies like Google, Facebook and the likes place, on these Data, its importance cannot be overlooked.

During this event, we will cover the importance the data we make available on the internet; how these data can be used for various purposes and technological advancements like Credit/Reputation Scoring, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Analytical purposes, e.t.c.

Experts who have substantial experience with the tools associated with Big Data such as Data   Scientists, PYTHON programmers e.t.c, will share their various views on the past, present and future of Big Data.

Bincom Dev Center
5, Ajayi street, Onike, Yaba, Lagos.
Gate Fee: Free
Contact The Organizers For More Info: www.bincom.net

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Mudiaga Ogboru

COO, Social Lender
Mudiaga is the current Product Owner at Social Lender. Mudi as he is fondly called has passion for innovation, Social entrepreneurship, using data analytics and strategic communication to achieve defined business goals.His experience spans across Tech companies including Bincom ICT... Read More →
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Bade Adesemowo

Co Founder, Social Lender
A graduate of Electrical Engineering, Adesemowo Oyebade has over 17 years experience in Software Design and Application Development.He is an ICT Consultant and has been involved in Software, Mobile and Web Application Development in various capacities including Lead Developer, Quality... Read More →
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Nnaemeka Nwosu

Project Manager, Bincom ICT Solutions
Experienced Associate Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry.
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Osahon Ohomina

Project Manager, Bincom ICT Solutions

Friday February 8, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
SMW Explore


The Realities Of Music Consumpiton In Nigeria: Is Social Media A Vehicle For Piracy?
This event is part of #SMWEXPLORE, a series of cool, independently produced SMW events happening off-campus and around town. Get out and explore Lagos! 

Are Nigerians Actually Buying Music or Just Making Noise on Social Media?
- Do the 'likes' translate into 'buys'?
- Have streaming and music sales gained viable traction in the Nigerian Market recently?
- Integration of Micropayments to Local Streaming Services and Social Media Platforms
- What can be done to increase the volume of music sales using social media?

During this session we will explore:
- How social media can be used as a vehicle for legitimate music consumption
- Steps towards controlling piracy on social media
- New ways to increase the volume of music sales using social media
- An Effective social media strategy for a growing musician

The FreeMe Space
16A Nike Art Gallery Road
Contact The Organizers For More Info: www.freemedigital.com

Friday February 8, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
SMW Explore

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