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About Colab.

CoLab is Kaduna's first CoWorking Space and Innovation Hub. Beyond that, we want to grow a collaborative community of Programmers, Developers, Designers, Bloggers, Graphic Designers, Photographers, Entrepreneurs, Freelancers, Startups and Tech enthusiasts generally.

Hey everyone!

It has been a hot minute! How are you doing? I trust good? 

It's been a while, so I thought to knockout a quick update to keep you guys abreast of what is happening.

DevFest Kaduna 2019

As one of the sponsors of the Google Devfest Kaduna '19, we'd like to officially invite you for a celebration of the developer ecosystem. Join us for a day of networking and learning as we present various topics of interest, including Mobile and Web Technologies, Machine Learning & TensorFlow, Firebase, Flutter, AngularJS, IoT and GCP from experts from Google Developers Experts, Women Techmaker Ambassadors and industry experts both within and outside our communities.

Date: 19th October 2019
Time: 8AM - 6PM
Venue: Colab, 4 Barnawa Close, Opposite Giltooe Aris Hospital, Barnawa, Kaduna.

Women Techmakers Breakfast and Lunch for Women
During DevFest Kaduna happening on the 19th of October, there will be a dedicated track for women and it’ll include a WTM breakfast, Lunch, Networking session, Icebreakers, WTM Info Session & Lightening Talk.
If you’re a lady RSVP for the event here

Boost your Business 
We've partnered with Facebook to train a thousand business owners in and around Kaduna via the Boost your Business Program. Facebook's Boost Your Business events provide businesses with the most up-to-date tools, insights, and best practices for achieving success on Facebook and Instagram. Learn directly from Facebook experts, local organizations, and other businesses in the area. You will walk away with the resources you need to grow your business!

Interested in any of our free training sessions? Sign up here and we'll email you available dates as they happen.

Venue: Colab, 4 Barnawa Close, Opposite Giltooe Aris Hospital, Barnawa, Kaduna.

Design school:

Our design school is a 6-week intensive introduction to the world of User Interface and User Experience Design. The next batch just started, interested? Online signups have closed, but you can still snag a spot by coming down and signing up at our frontdesk

CoLab for Women
For the ladies, our CoLab for Women is starting a new, free, women-only programme to test the concept of whether it's possible to build a women-only cohort of tech talent. Interested or know someone who might be? Sign up here 

If you haven't signed up for our women-only newsletter, do so here

  • Kaduna state has an ongoing design competition for its first ever New Year Countdown. Details here
  • We're bringing back our community projects! So if there are any project suggestions you'd like us to work on as a community, please let us know.
  • There are a bunch of opportunities which we have shared on Slack because this newsletter is quite long already. Not a member of our Slack channel? Join here.
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