Togo Female Techcamp 2016

Charge and two ministers at opening ceremony
The Chargé d’affaires Dana Banks (middle) and two Togolese Government Ministers presided over the opening ceremony

Lomé’s Public Affairs Section (PAS), in collaboration with the American Corner Fan Club, local non-governmental organizations, USG-program alumni, and Togolese businesses, organized a four-day technology, entrepreneurship and leadership camp for females aged 18-25. This year’s camp will focus on exploring opportunities in green energy’s business. The Chargé d’affaires and two Togolese Government Ministers presided over the opening ceremony on March 23, which received extensive media coverage. Held in coordination with March’s Women’s International History Month, the camp’s content focuses on three main elements: leadership, entrepreneurship, and IT skills.

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View of participants at the opening ceremony