The Upanzi Digital Public Goods Webinar series is a monthly webinar, held on the last Wednesday of each month. Speakers span government, academia, and the nonprofit sector, and will speak on topics relevant to the digital transformation of Africa, including (but not limited to) digital public goods and infrastructure, digital financial inclusion, and security and privacy of digital services.
Upanzi Digital Public Goods Webinar Series 2023
The series is organized as part of the Upanzi Network’s effort to build a skilled digital public goods workforce in Africa and to foster education and public awareness, training, public access to information, and participation in secure, fair, and sustainable digital public goods.
- January 25
Topic: “eGov’s Experience: Leveraging DIGIT to Accelerate Urban Transformation”
Speakers: Manish Srivastava and Subhashini Srinivasan (eGov)
- February 22
Topic: “Challenges and Opportunities of DPGs in Healthcare”
Speakers: Tom Oluoch (USA CDC, Kigali Office), and Andrew Muhire (Ministry of Health, Rwanda)
Moderator: Professor Conrad Tucker (Carnegie Mellon University)
- March 29
Topic: "From Cash to Digital: Measuring the Impact of Inclusive Instant Payment Systems on Emerging Economies"
Speaker: Dr. Phillip Roessler (William & Mary)
- April 26
Topic: "Challenges and Opportunities of DPGs in Financial Services"
Speaker: Michael Mbuthia (AfricaNenda)