Ethiopia Dojo

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To learn more about open-source tech in Ethiopia, there are various resources and notable technologists you can explore. Below are some links and names you can check out:
  1. Ethiopian Tech Community - This is a platform where Ethiopian technologists and entrepreneurs come together to network, collaborate and share knowledge. The community aims to promote tech innovation and growth in Ethiopia.

  2. Addis Ababa Tech Office - This is a government initiative that aims to support and develop the tech sector in Ethiopia. The office provides funding, mentorship, and networking opportunities for tech startups.

  3. Ethiopia ICT Expo - This is an annual event that brings together ICT professionals, investors, and entrepreneurs in Ethiopia. The expo showcases the latest tech innovations and provides a platform for networking and knowledge sharing.

  4. Konjit Seyoum - She is an Ethiopian software developer who has developed an open-source tool for building chatbots. Her work has been featured in various tech publications and she is a role model for women in tech in Ethiopia.

  5. Tewodros Mekonnen - He is a software engineer who has contributed to various open-source projects such as Ubuntu and OpenStack. He is also a co-founder of the Ethiopian Tech Community.

  6. Andualem Asseged - He is a tech entrepreneur who founded the first Ethiopian software company, TechnoBrain. He has been instrumental in promoting the tech sector in Ethiopia and has received numerous awards for his work.

  7. Nega Mekonnen - He is a software engineer and open-source advocate who has contributed to projects such as Drupal and OpenMRS. He is also a co-founder of the Ethiopian Tech Community.

  8. Aklog Birara - He is an Ethiopian-American technologist and economist who has worked in various senior roles at tech companies such as IBM and HP. He is also a thought leader on the role of technology in Africa’s development.

In conclusion, the above resources and technologists are just a few examples of the vibrant and growing tech scene in Ethiopia. By exploring these links and names, you can gain a deeper understanding of the open-source tech community in Ethiopia and the talented individuals driving it forward.

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