Hosting Irene Kiwia (CoFounder Ada Labs, Founder Frontline Media Africa, TWAA)

May 22, 2021, 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Dar es Salaam

Irene is an accomplished entrepreneur known for founding Frontline Management Africa, a PR/Communication agency that had a long standing partnership with Porter Novelli. Irene recently co founded Ada Labs a tech company builder on a mission to build 300 startups by 2025. Ada Labs is hardly 1.5 years old and has already built 12 startups.

Virtual event


About this event

Irene Kiwia is an accomplished entrepreneur whose career spans over 15 years in Media, Marketing Communications, Technology and Development programs (focused on women and girls empowerment.)  

In her 15 year career, Irene has also founded TWAA, a knowledge-sharing platform for women and girls in Africa, eCOBbA an AI-driven FinTech platform designed to integrate underserved financial excluded populations especially women into the financial ecosystems and Founder and President Of The Women of Achievement - A Not for Profit organization that works to support women and girls achieve social and economic transformation in East Africa and beyond.

She also led successful transformational programs for women and girls in Tanzania through her organization The Women of Achievement, which she then transitioned to incorporate Technology, where she is now spearheading major impact tech platforms that integrate finances, trade, communication and capacity building aimed at empowering women and girls in Africa from lack of access and minimum resources to ultimate financial freedom.

Irene is a mom of 3, holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Dar es Salaam, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the same university.

Check out what happened


  • Irene Kiwia

    Ada Labs, Founder Frontline Media Africa, TWAA




Saturday, May 22, 2021
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM UTC


Chapter info & introduction
Fireside Chat
Wrap up & Upcoming event info


  • Cynthia Bavo


    Chapter Director, Startup Grind Dar


  • Happiness Watimanywa

    Startup Grind Dar

    Chapter Director

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