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Creative Talks – Coworking Spaces & Startup Entrepreneurship
May 17, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pmFree
Co-working spaces (Hubs) are shared work spaces that offer flexible, affordable office space for those looking to escape the isolation of a home office or coffee shop. For most startup Entrepreneurs in Africa, the surging growth and rise of co-working spaces (hubs) serves as an opportunity to spur innovation, ideas and creativity.
In this next monthly CREATIVE TALKS AFRICA session, KQ and Design Hub are excited to have a panel of creative entrepreneurs who will share about their experiences working in Co-working spaces, the benefits and opportunities that startup entrepreneurs should embrace.
- Raymond Malinga a Filmmaker from Uganda specializing in animation and the CEO of the Creatures Animation Company Ltd., an animation studio based Kampala Uganda. Director and producer of multi award winning short film “A Kalabanda Ate My Homework” . Including a selection in the short film corner and Marche Du Film at Cannes 2017 and win at Fespaco 2019. Currently developing a 3D animated series “Superstar Suubi”
- Mayke Harding, a consultant who has worked for a wide range of organisations UN, Dutch Foreign Affairs (DGIS), INGO’s, Civil Society organisations and consultancy firms. As freelance consultant operating from Kampala, she simply loves exploring social innovations that will make third world societies grow stronger. She has earned her merits working in multicultural teams and partnerships, in search for complementary and win-wins for lasting impact. Building bridges and co-design solutions with like-minded and enthusiastic people in organisations, is what really drives her. As such, she has loved her work supporting Mango Tree, introducing a new internal management model for self-organisation, called Holacracy.
- Wabwire W’a Joseph Ian is a Culture and Arts entrepreneur and Co-Founder of KQ Hub Africa and Youth Connect-Uganda. Through KQ Hub Africa, Wabwire has set up successful projects like the Creative Talks Africa platform and social networking pop parties like Ubuntu Rave. For his work in the creative arts and culture sector he was nominated and became a finalist in the reputable Young Achievers Awards 2018.
Creative Talks Africa are brought to you by KQ Hub Africa & Design Hub Kampala.
KQ Hub Africa is an Arts & Culture collective influencing and shaping East Africa’s contemporary creative Arts & Culture scene. Delivering collaborative, ambitious & imaginative events since ’17.
Design Hub Kampala is a creative co-working and maker space that aims to demonstrate the added value of design, create business opportunities and strengthen the commercial value of the creative sector.