Middle East Region
Port- au Prince [October 12, 2020] Haiti Tech Summit successfully launched the 4th Edition of its 13 year initiative program virtually online powered by Global Startup Ecosystem and Sponsored by the US Embassy of Haiti and Sogebank and supported in partnership with Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, IBM Cloud, Access Haiti, Dagmar, and more.
Originally scheduled to welcome 100 Speakers and 4000+ attendees, the free summit welcomed 18,140 live social media followers for the summit and by the end day reached 75,748 global viewers on Facebook and Linkedin. A record breaking number for Haiti as the most viewed tech and business virtual program in the country.
To align with the current conversations surrounding the changing business landscape the theme for this edition was “The Great Reset- A Nation’s Roadmap to A Decade of Digitization” A World Economic Forum initiative. The summit highlighted speakers covering the summit’s three pillars of ecosystem development- Entrepreneurship, Employment and Education.
The 2020 sponsor list includes Platinum Sponsor- US Embassy of Haiti, Gold Sponsor Sogebank, and Silver Sponsor Barbancourt; ecosystem list includes AWS IBM Cloud Google Cloud Digital Ocean Sendgrid Hubspot Facebook Github Microsoft Grow with Google SAP Next Gen YMCA, Access Haiti Internet Banj Cocread Dagmar Haiti, media partners include Essence Haitian Times Haitian Businesses Chokerella Junio 7 and Telemix.
Top 50+ Speakers from the program include:
Since 2017, Haiti Tech Summit launched an inspiring 13 year mission to change the future of the country via technology and innovation.Deemed the “Davos of the Caribbean”, Haiti Tech Summit has welcomed keynote speakers such as Jack Dorsey-founder of Twitter, President of Haiti- Jovenel Moise, Ben Horowitz- Investor in Facebook, Tom Davis- Chief Marketing Officer at Forbes Magazine, Vicky Jeudy- Actress at Netflix Orange is the New Black and 300+ speakers over the past 3 years.
Each year the program generates 83 million to 150 million social media impressions with the partnership of media outlets such as Forbes, Inc Magazine, Black Enterprise, and more. Hundreds fly from all over the world to convene in Haiti to witness the largest tech conference in the Caribbean shape the tech ecosystem of the region.
The Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) is pleased to announce the Her Future Accelerator – the world’s first digital personal branding career accelerator for women. The program is designed to engage, train, and prepare women for business disruption and digital careers. From personal branding strategy to remote career planning to mental resilience coaching- the program will be a historic experience with the aim of galvanizing the next generation of future female industry pioneers. 1 million women will be trained over the next decade via this program.
Apply via: https://forms.gle/FFEY92U9q5NPbocNA
In a time of exponential change and disruption, the 2020 global pandemic has launched the world’s largest global real time experiment centered around digital livelihood and remote work. Women have historically been marginalized across various industries and with tech quickly becoming a powerful equalizer, this program is designed to empower women with the training, resources, and network needed to accelerate their careers. The 4 week program will include 4 content tracks which include the following:
With the successful launch of the iconic Her Future Summit in March 2020 featuring 100 speakers, 3600 digital delegates and 4 million media impressions, the Global Startup Ecosystem returns with this 4 week program that will select women from around the world working in diverse careers to prepare them for the future.The Her Future Summit aims to identify, train, and empower the next generation of female pioneers. The Her Future Summit series was launched in to accelerate humanity’s success with Sustainable Development Goal #5- Gender Equality and has quickly become the fastest growing platform for women in tech. With a followup accelerator program, women will have the opportunity to put what they have learned into practice.
Applications close October 2, 2020. Apply now.
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****About your host: Mrs. Christine Souffrant Ntim is an award-winning Haitian-American & Ghanaian, personal branding expert, tech ecosystem influencer and futurist. She was selected and featured in Forbes 30 Under 30, AdAge 40 Under 40, Haiti Changemakers 1804 List, Singularity NASA, Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post, Inc Magazine and more. She speaks on digital entrepreneurship, personal branding, and future tech for emerging markets at over 20+ global conferences a year- which includes former appearances at the United Nations, Davos, TEDx, SXSW, European Union Forum, US State Department Tours, Startup Grind Global, SeedStars World, and more.
Currently, she is one of the few female founders whose company organizes over 50+ global tech summits around the world, 120+ webinars, forums and digital programs annually.
For fun, she travels and binge watches top business shows with her husband and 2 beautiful baby girls.