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Founders Live Vol 3

The third edition of Founders Live Harare was held on 22nd March, 2019 and the pitching  entrepreneurs came ready to fight. The Founders Live development incorporates remarkable and livestreamed 99-second pitches, which blast open extra pockets of inventiveness and innovative movements around the globe. In bringing Founders Live to Zimbabwe, Impact Hub Harare's goal is …
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SDG Debates : Climate Action

Greta Thunberg, a 16-year old Climate Activist asserted “I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is.” She wanted to underline the urgency of climate change and the idea that we need to act and act fast. As a response to the increasing threats of climate change, Impact Hub …
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Women In Tech

"I think it's very important to get more women into computing. My slogan is: Computing is too important to be left to men." - Karen Sparck Jones As funny as this quote is, it remains true to some extent considering the fact that the first programmer was a lady called Ada Lovelace. She designed the …
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FuckUp Nights Vol 3

The third edition of FUN Nights commenced with networking, delicious food from Meals on Wheels and drinks from Dial a Drink!. There were definitely lots of laughs and plenty of lessons learned from this edition. Our first speaker of the night was Candice Mwakalyelye, an award-winning radio personality and newscaster, presenter and radio show host …
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Global Mashup

On the 7th of December 2018, Impact Hub Harare held a Global Mashup, for the second year, in collaboration with Impact Hub Lusaka and Lagos centred on SDG 5, Gender Equality. Last year, the event was focused on SDG 17, Partnerships for the Goals. The night brought together a diverse group of individuals who were …
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The Power of Perseverance

FUN Nights Harare is a global movement and event series that shares stories of professional failure. Each month we get three to four people to get up in front of a room full of strangers to share their own professional f*ckup. The stories of the business that crashes and burns, the partnership deal that goes …
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#eskills4Girls

SDG 4 is all about empowering women and diminishing the gender inequalities that exist in our societies. With #eskills4girls, Impact Hub Harare aims to work towards this goal by broadening young minds about the careers that exist for women in tech. The internet is rapidly changing our world and the way we live and work. According …
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Future Leaders

“The most important thing is to be honest with yourself, you cannot change society unless you change yourself.” ~ Nelson Mandela Future Leaders Global is officially in Africa – with Impact Hub Harare and Zimbabwe as its first stop on its journey. Summer is slowly entering Harare, carrying with it its wonderful warmth and lustrous …
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Failure is a panacea

What is Fuck Up Nights? Fuckup Nights is a global movement and event series that shares stories of professional failure. Each month, in events across the globe, we get three to four people to get up in front of a room full of strangers to share their own professional fuckup. The stories of the business …
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Transforming the technological landscape by supporting women in tech

In the past decade, the technology landscape has transformed drastically with women not only leading the industry, but also producing initiatives that encourage more women to venture into the space. Impact Hub Harare, a collaborative workspace founded by a team of women with a vision, has been contributing to the growth of women in technology …
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