CC Salon Nairobi

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CC Salon, public event, in Nairobi, Kenya


The inaugural Creative Commons Salon in Nairobi is being organized in partnership with Creative Commons Kenya and the Center for Intellectual Property and Information Technology, the School of Open Kenya, and Akili Dada, a leadership incubator for young African women.

The event will be held on Thursday, June 6th from 5-7:30pm at the iHub. Light refreshments will be available.

We will be talking about using tech as a democratizing tool. Among the areas of focus will be how to deploy tech to increase gender equality and equity.

Tentatively confirmed panelists include:

Paul Kiwehlo, CC Tanzania
Bitange Ndemo, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communications
Judith Owigar, President of Akirachix, a network of women in technology
Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Executive Director of Akili Dada

Huge thanks to the iHub for providing the venue for the event, and to the National Council for Law Reporting for generously agreing to sponsor catering.