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Event: How Tech Is Disrupting The $50BN African Fashion Market


Event: How  Tech Is Disrupting The $50BN African Fashion Market

The Year of the Black Woman 2015 Installment One; Wed. May 20, 2015

Event: How  Tech Is Disrupting The $50BN African Fashion Market

This summer The Year of the Black Woman (Nkonde & Associates) will be hosting a number of events designed to help
Black women & Latinas start their own tech companies

INSTALLMENT ONE includes the following panelist:

  1. Kelechi Anyadiegwu, Founder of Zuvaa, a digital market place for African inspired fashion. Follow Kelechi on Twitter and Facebook
  2.  Miko Branch, Co-Founder of Miss Jessie’s  a line that’s won multiple awards and is stocked in shops and department stores across the country~Follow Miko on  Twitter, and  Facebook.


Panelist will be offering advice to potential founders during The Year of the Black woman New York Internet Week Event on Wednesday, May 20. Buy your ticket here.
 Event Agenda
6.30pm Networking
7.00pm Welcome and overview of the African Fashion Landscape, Roberta Annan
7.15pm Kelechi Anyadiegwu and Miko Branch in conversation about how black women can start tech companies
7.45pm Question and Answer followed by draw for a free book
8.15pm Networking begins

8.30pm Event ends

Event Location

Turn to Tech
184 Fifth Avenue, Fl 4
btwn 22nd – 23rd St, take the N,R,Q to 23rd St
New York, New York 10010

 About Nkonde & Associates
Nkonde & Associates is an educational consultancy firm with a mission to increase the participation of Blacks and Latinos in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) based innovation economy by building a pipeline to careers in those fields.  The pipeline work begins with providing underserved youth with access to STEM-based education, mentors and internships.  In addition, Nkonde & Associates works with companies in the STEM industries to identify and implement workforce diversification strategies.  Learn more about Nkonde & Associates at

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