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Google announces Africa event for October 6

Google for Africa event 2021
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Google is hosting a special Africa event on October 6th. It will kick-off at the following times across the region 10 AM WAT, 11 AM CAT, 12 PM EAT, 9 AM GMT, 11 AM SAT. The Google for Africa 2021 event will be an online-only event and not in-person this year. It appears we will not have the usual country-specific mini-events due to the global pandemic. Goggle’s invite reads “Google leaders will share updates of the work we’re doing to support Africa’s digital transformation”. We expect the company to highlight new products, product updates specific to Africa and investments across the continent.

As is the norm at Google Africa events it will have two parts, a keynote and masterclass sessions. A forty-five-minute keynote session led by Google and Alphabet CEO, Sundar Pichai. And 7 masterclass sessions that will hold across two days and cover topics related to creators, businesses and developers.

Other Google leaders speaking at the event are Juliet Ehimuan, Director West Africa, Mariam Abdullahi, Director Platforms and Ecosystem, and Ruth Porat Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Alphabet and Google.

We will be sharing some updates on the work that we are doing to make Google more helpful to people in Africa at our inaugural Google for Africa event on Wednesday, October 6. We will be hosting 5 masterclasses covering areas like SMB growth, digital advertising, nonprofit management, YouTube Shorts, and intro to machine learning for developers.

Click the link to get more details, register and participate in the virtual event g.co/google4africa.

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