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Asha Patel – 5 Important Career Lessons

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Asha Patel, Head of Marketing at  Google South Africa is billed to host an explosive session at this year’s Women in Tech conference to be held in Cape Town. Her session entitled, ‘5 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life’ will start at 14:30 on the 19th of March 2019 as part of the Gamechangers in Diversity & Inclusion series.

This session will highlight how throughout your career, you will always receive good and bad advice – but if you’re smart, you’ll be able to learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and avoid the pitfalls that mature veterans experience late in their careers! This session will share 5 of the most valuable bits of career advice and how they still adhere to today.
Expected key takeaways from this session include:
  •  Defining key career lessons everyone working in tech should take to heart early in their careers.
  • Learning from the top mistakes people make when progressing in their career.
  • Hearing anecdotes about rising through the ranks in Africa’s tech scene.

Women in Technology Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, is part of the world’s biggest Women in Tech conference series. This groundbreaking conference enables people and organisations to connect, learn and take action on gender diversity and inclusion in the world’s fastest growing industry.

Through inspirational keynotes, deep insight into tech trends and business strategy, technical classes, and career development workshops, this conference provides all the content and networking opportunities needed to flourish in the tech sector.

The African continent is one of the highest growth geographies in the world and boasts a booming tech sector, a viable market, rich with entrepreneurship and innovation. Tech is shaping the future, and enabling Africa to leapfrog development challenges; be part of the community, join us making an impact on the gender gap and supercharge your career at Women in Technology Africa 2019.

To book for this event, visit the Women in Tech page.

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Asha Patel, Head of Marketing at  Google South Africa is billed to host an explosive session at this year's Women in Tech conference to be held in Cape Town. Her session entitled, '5 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life' will start at 14:30 on the 19th of March…
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Edzai Conilias Zvobwo is passionate about empowering Africans through mathematics, problem-solving techniques and media. As such, he founded MathsGee. Through this organisation, he has helped create an ecosystem for disseminating information, training, and supporting STEM education to all African people. A maths evangelist who teaches mathematical thinking as a life skill, Edzai’s quest has seen him being named the SABC Ambassador for STEM; he has been invited to address Fortune 500 C-suite executives at the Mobile 360 North America; was nominated to represent Southern Africa at the inaugural United Nations Youth Skills Day in New York; was invited to be a contributor to the World Bank Group Youth Summit in 2016; has won the 2014 SADC Protocol on Gender and Development award for his contribution to women’s empowerment in education; and has partnered with local and global firms in STEM interventions.

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