Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Varsity Social Media Clubs to be launched

SocialPro Clubs is expected to bring together Twitter Power users, speakers, Venture Capitalists, lecturers, bloggers, industry experts, digital marketing agencies, as well as organizations that have immensely contributed to the growth of social media in Kenya.

Social Clubs that are meant to ease content sharing and networking amongst Kenyan varsity students and faculty in large by harnessing the power of social media are expected to be launched in October.
Dubbed SocialPro Clubs, is an initiative of Social Edge Africa and will be launched on 11th October at the University of Nairobi, School of Business (Lower Kabete).  
“SocialPro Clubs will bridge the Information gap currently experienced in Universities by providing a platform (both online and offline) for exchange of ideas and to share opportunities among university students thus boost collaboration,” explained Muthuri Kinyamu, the founder of Social Edge Africa.
“The core objective of these clubs is to teach, educate students, create awareness, and impart knowledge and skills on social media,” the 24-year-old added.
The pilot phase will be in 4 universities namely; Strathmore University, Multimedia University, Kenyatta University and USIU in October and November.   
Social Edge Africa has partnered with the Ministry of Information and Technology, Nairobi Hub, Kuza Biashara and University of Nairobi to ensure the success of its initial phase.
Adapted from Capital Campus 
More on Muthuri Kinyamu and SocialPro Clubs go to Kenyan Marketer 

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