Liberia: Monrovia Tech Summit 2024: Shaping the Future of Liberia’s Digital Landscape

Peterking Quaye, Founder & Director of the Monrovia Tech Summit, is thrilled to announce the upcoming event, emphasizing its core mission of nurturing the next generation of tech leaders. Reflecting on the summit's journey, Quaye affirms, “The Monrovia Tech Summit has always been about empowering the next generation of tech leaders. This year, we are redoubling our commitment to digital training and skill development, ensuring that Liberian youth are well-equipped to thrive in the rapidly evolving tech landscape.”

The highly anticipated Monrovia Tech Summit is set to return for its third edition from April 30th to May 1st, 2024, promising two days of immersive learning, collaboration, and innovation. Under the theme "Innovate to Impact: Empowering Youth Through Digital Skills," the summit aims to equip young Liberians with the necessary tools and knowledge to thrive in the digital age.

To achieve this ambitious goal, the summit will spotlight a comprehensive array of workshops, panel discussions, and interactive sessions. These sessions, meticulously curated by industry experts and thought leaders, will offer attendees practical insights and hands-on experience in cutting-edge technology domains. Participants can anticipate diving deep into a diverse range of topics . 

The Monrovia Tech Summit will offer a diverse array of sessions, including coding workshops to enhance foundational programming skills, exploration of AI advancements for industry transformation, digital marketing strategies for effective brand promotion, insights into blockchain technology's applications across sectors, and discussions on cybersecurity measures to mitigate cyber threats. By immersing themselves in these dynamic sessions, attendees will not only acquire practical skills but also gain invaluable insights into emerging trends and opportunities in the global tech landscape. Through this holistic approach to digital training and skill development, the Monrovia Tech Summit aims to empower Liberian youth to seize opportunities, drive innovation, and shape the future of their nation. 

Wille Bee-Tingba Jnr, Chairman of the Monrovia Tech Summit, shared his vision for the role of the summit in shaping the future of Liberia. "As we strive to fulfill the vision set forth by President Joseph Nyumah Boakai to train 10,000 youth in digital skills, the Monrovia Tech Summit plays a pivotal role in this initiative," said Bee-Tingba Jnr. "By providing access to high-quality digital training and fostering a culture of innovation, we are empowering Liberian youth to become agents of change and drivers of economic growth."

The Monrovia Tech Summit 2024 aims to build on the success of previous editions, which have seen thousands of participants benefit from capacity-building sessions and workshops. By empowering young Liberians with digital skills and fostering a supportive ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship, the summit is poised to make a significant impact on the country's digital transformation journey.