ABOUT THE SUMMIT
The Girls Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is an annual tech-entrepreneurship event for girls in secondary and high school in Tanzania to connect, learn and build innovations and solutions for community problems as well as compete for prizes.
The GES 2019 Taking place in Dar es Salaam Tanzania, it will gather together 200 young women from Tanzania, DRC and Kenya who will participate in a 2 day intensive, non residential business support program and spend 2 months with trainers learning and working to solve community problems and develop tech driven businesses towards the competition.
Selected participants create teams in their respective schools, teams got matched with mentors and spend four months of training and developing tech-driven businesses.
Teams work with their technical and business mentors and experts in building prototypes for their tech-driven business ideas.
Girls engage in round table discussions with experts, female business leaders, listen to inspiring speeches and participate in the final pitch.
Do you want your school to participate in the next summit? Open a coding club at your school and let our trainers conduct weekly training.
Look back at some the best moments from the Girl entrepreneurship 2018 Summit in Dar es salaam. The Summit convened the brightest young talented girls from various secondary schools in Dare es salaam, Pwani and Iringa regions working to accelerate social impact.
Word from project lead
With this year’s theme “Girls in tech breaking barriers” we have seen a massive response from girls in secondary who want to participate, we are very grateful for the support from teachers and parents and look forward to a transformative summit this year.