A Review of Techies Meetup - Hybrid Event Held on March 15th, 2023.
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Why Techies Meetup?

We want to empower everyone, and anyone interested in technology. Our goal is to provide as many as possible with access to the tools, resources and knowledge they need to succeed in tech. We want to connect students and rising developers who are passionate about technology and eager to learn new skills with like-minded individuals. Technology is evolving and we want to provide you all with the resources you need to evolve too. This 2hours hybrid event will cover a variety of topics.


What should you expect to learn at Techies Meetup?

This event was held on Wednesday March 15th, 2023. It started off by 11:00am GMT+1. Here's what the agenda of the event looks like. You would also find links to sessions attached in Session Overview.


Agenda for the Day

Session Title Speaker Session Overview
Welcome to Techies Meetup and What we do at Microsoft. Olanrewaju Oyinbooke

Our first session would introduce you to Microsoft and what we do to everyday to empower everyone on the planet to achieve more.

An Introduction to Microsoft ADC Oluwamuyemi Orimolade

Learn about Microsoft's Africa Development Center and how it builds world class talent who create innovative solutions for global impact.


Watch this session here: https://youtu.be/KSTZMBMQx6c?t=685

Preparing for Opportunities at Microsoft Erica Imama

Have you always wanted to work at Microsoft? Erica Imama a Senior Global Talent Acquisition Recruiter at Microsoft would be sharing relevant tips to help you prepare for your next job application and get noticed.


Watch this session here: https://youtu.be/KSTZMBMQx6c?t=1342


For the link to the resource shared by Erica Imama on how to prepare for opportunities at Microsoft, check below.

Breakout Session
Hands-On with Azure and AI: Building AI Solutions with Azure Cognitive Services

Bunmi Akinremi

Paul Asalu

Artificial Intelligence is evolving rapidly and is currently changing the tech industry. In this session, we would show you how you can save the lives of endangered bird species using the power of AI in Azure Cognitive Services Custom Vision.


Watch the session here: https://youtu.be/KSTZMBMQx6c?t=4849

Hands-On with Azure and GitHub: Building an Outstanding Online Resume with GitHub

Salim Oyinlola

Husseinat Etti-Balogun

Looking to apply for your next role? In this session, we would show you how to create an outstanding resume on GitHub and have it published on Azure Static Web Apps.
Hands-On with AI and Power Platform: Building AI Solutions with Low Code

Omolola Alfred

Faith Oseghale

Did you know that you can now integrate the power of AI into your solutions with Microsoft's Power Platform? In this session, we would show you how to analyze sentiment without code using Power Platform

End of Breakout Session

Microsoft Resources for Your Growth

Japhlet Nwamu

Hammed Babatunde

We put together resources we believe would help you grow in your tech journey in 2023. The link to this amazing free learning resource would be shared at the end of the event.


To get you conversant with these technologies and tools we would be covering during Techies Meetup, we created this learning resources: Techies Meetup Learning Resources. Please take some time to cover the online FREE Learning resources here so you can follow along during the entire session.

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You can watch the entire Techies Meetup here:


Additional Resources

1. Learn more about Student Summit here: https://aka.ms/AboutStudentSummit

2. Microsoft Student Hub FREE Certifications and $100 of Azure  

3. Creating an outstanding resume

4. Staying focused in your tech journey

5. Opportunities for Students

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