2018 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Announcing Certiport's 2018 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship from September 1 2017 to April 30 2018!
In its 16th year, the competition attracted more than 560,000 candidates from 122 countries to demonstrate their superior skills in Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint®. Today culminated the most popular technology skills competition on Microsoft Office and the only one endorsed by Microsoft since its inception in 2002.
To enter the competition, students aged 13 to 22 took a qualifying Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products. Regional competitions were held worldwide and 157 student finalists competed in the final round of competition in Anaheim, California, USA from July 31 – August 2, 2017.
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2018 Adobe Certified Associate World Championship

Announcing Certiport's 2018 Adobe Certified Associate World Championship from September 1 2017 to April 30 2018! In its 5th year, the competition attracted more than 110,000 candidates from 67 countries to prove their superior digital communications skills. Ana Katarina Charvet from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA won the top prize out of 47 finalists who came to the final round of competition at the Disneyland Resort Hotel in Anaheim, California, USA from July 31 – August 2, 2017. To enter the competition, students aged 13 to 22 took a qualifying Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam to demonstrate their mastery using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. To view the full press release, click here.

Building a Strong Data Science Community in Kenya

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Zindi (www.zindi.africa) is pleased to introduce its platform to the Kenyan community, at its first networking event in Nairobi, this October.

| Press Release: October 1 2018 |

| Nairobi- Kenya | The Zindi Data Science competition platform will be launched by the CEO, Mrs. Celina Lee, at a breakfast meeting to be held at Strathmore University, on Tuesday 16 October 2018.

This event is the one of eight Zindi launch events hosted across Africa this month and is open to organizations that are interested in exploring concrete and practical steps towards leveraging advanced uses of data such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).

No data background is necessary, as the event is an informative session that aims to provide discussion and networking opportunities to all attendees.

The breakfast event will be co-hosted by Tabarin Consulting and Strathmore University from 6:30 – 9:30 am on Tuesday 16 October 2018, kicking-off with a discussion on the current state of data practices among Kenyan companies and universities.

An introduction to Data Science will follow, with Mrs. Lee leading a review of services and practical tools that organizations can use on their data journey, including a tour of the Zindi competition platform.

Further events in the region includes a Data Hackathon Meet-Up on 13 October 2018, hosted by AI Kenya at Moringa School in Nairobi and another hackathon meet-up on 18 October 2018, hosted at Innovation Village in Kampala, Uganda.

The Zindi platform hosts competitions and a community of data scientists that apply machine learning and AI techniques to solve Africa’s toughest challenges. Zindi launched with an inaugural set of competitions at the AI Africa Expo held in Cape Town in September this year. New competitions will be introduced each month.

Bookings

Organizations interested in attending this launch event can contact Mr. George Kiptalam (george.kiptalam@tabarin.co.ke) for bookings and further information.

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