Eyram Tawia (Leti Arts)

Hub Accra - Alice Augustt Court, 23 Klanaa Street, Osu Ako-Adjei Accra, 0000 Accra
Sat, Nov 29, 2014, 6:00 PM (GMT)

About this event

Eyram Tawia is the CEO and Co-founder of Leti Arts, formerly Leti Games. Eyram's love for comics and computer games helped to spur his interest to learn to program back in junior high school, as he wanted to make the comics he drew as a youngster, come to life on the computer screen. Eyram is an experienced game developer who designs and implements games in most programming languages based on the platform. He is convinced that Africa will make a salient contribution to the world of game development thus pioneered and works full-time at Leti Arts, which focuses on developing the gaming industry in Africa. Eyram won the British council Young Creative Entrepreneurs Media Awards 2012 due to his hard work and passion for transforming the creative media industry and was a speaker at the Annual Global Game Developers Conference 2013 in San Francisco where he gave a talk on The Emerging Landscape of African Game Development. Eyram Tawia in 2013 was selected by Google Africa as one of 6 Innovation Heroes in Ghana pioneering the use of the Internet and Innovation. He took home two awards at the 2013 Ghana Top App awards – Best Entertainment App and App Developer of the year awards and was Nominated by MTV for the just ended MTV Music Awards in the transform today category. He studied at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology in Kumasi, Ghana and at the Meltwater Foundation, where he was a Software Teaching Fellow, inspiring others whilst also working on his own projects.

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When

Saturday, Nov 29
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (GMT)

Where

Hub Accra
Alice Augustt Court, 23 Klanaa Street, Osu Ako-Adjei
0000 Accra

Hub Accra
Alice Augustt Court, 23 Klanaa Street, Osu Ako-Adjei Accra0000

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