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Friday, March 29 · 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Closing ceremony: Towards Innovation Week 2020

2:30 – 3:30PM exhibition and networking tea with entertainment 

The closing ceremony for IW2019, hosted by HDIF will be an exciting celebration of 5 years of Innovation Week. The event will include entertainment, exhibitions, awards and networking. Guests will have time to interact with, and give feedback to, various exhibitors who have been present throughout the day showcasing their innovations while enjoying tea, bites and entertainment including spoken word poetry and singing. 

3:30 – 4:30 speech by astronaut Anousheh Ansari and awards for the week

At 15:30 we will welcome short remarks by the organizers, followed by a motivational speech by Anousheh Ansari, who will also give out awards to the children who have won prizes during Innovation Week. Anousheh is a female Iranian-American engineer and co-founder and chairwoman of Prodea Systems. The Ansari family is the sponsor of the Ansari X Prize. In 2006, a few days after her 40th birthday, Anousheh became the first Iranian in space, as well as the first self-funded woman to fly to the International Space Station

Mainhall - COSTECH , COSTECH, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


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Editha Mwanyika

Human Development Innovation Fund
Program Associate

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