The Techfugees’ chapter in France started in 2016. It’s made up of a group of active and engaged members from the French associative, tech and entrepreneurial communities all looking for solutions to improve the lives of resettled refugees.
📰 Read all the Techugees’ news here
- April 2019: #TFChapters – What’s up in Techfugees’ local chapter in France?
- March 2019: Apply to the second #TF4Women fellowship programme in Paris!
- September 2018: Some news from Techfugees France!
- April 2018: #TFBlog: Laying the foundations for tomorrow’s workforce
- February 2018: #TFBlog: Community-building, Facebook groups, and Techfugees’ Women Refugee Fellowship
🗓 Take a look at the Techfugees global calendar here
- December 3: #TF4Women Job Dating
⏮ 2019, November 23-24: Hackathon « Serious Games for Refugees’ Education »
Learn more about the challenges this hack will address by reading this Medium post (in French) and submit your project or idea before November 4th!
⏮ 2019, November 14: Pre-hack workshop
⏮ 2019, Octobre 10th: #TF4Women networking event
⏮2019, August 29-30th: Meet Joanna at Hanoi Innovation Summit
⏮ 2019, June 26th: Techfugees France’s Summer meetup in Paris!
⏮ 2019, March 28th: #TF4Women fellowship programme – Paris 2019 presentation meeting @Numa
⏮ 2018, June 22nd-23rd: Techfugees France engaged with the Red Cross in Paris
⏮ 2018, May 30th: Meet & Greet
⏮ 2018, February > July: #TF4Women fellowship programme #1
- April 16th: #TF4Women: Come meet our Techfugees fellows @Facebook offices
- June 18th: Come and meet the #TF4Women talents at Google Space on June 18!
- July 23rd: Come enjoy the closing party of the women fellowship programme in Paris!
⏮ 2017, June 30st > July 2nd: Hackathon Sport et Réfugiés
⏮ 2017, May 16th: Formation & Emploi pour les réfugié•e•s
⏮ 2017, March 10th > 12th: Hackathon with Startup Weekend
⏮ 2016, September 15th: Using Data & Tech to help NGOs & Refugees
⏮ 2016, June 20th: World Refugee Day with MakeSense
⏮ 2016, March 12th-13th: Techfugees Paris Inaugural Hackathon
The Core Team
Techfugees France is currently led by:
Joanna Kirk, Paris – France
Joanna is a tech PR working with a number of local and international players in the community. She is also the co-director of StartHer supporting women in Tech and entrepreneurs and co-founded Startup Sesame.
🙋♀️ Join the team! Volunteer your skills! 🙋♂️
Stay in touch
- Techfugees organise un job dating pour les femmes réfugiées le 3 décembre – Maddyness (November 2019)
- “Bâtissons un monde où chacun a sa place”, Joanna Kirk – Aujourd’hui le Podcast (May 2019)
- S’inspirer et s’affirmer : quand la technologie aide les réfugiés – GuitiNews (May 2019)
- Techfugees France cherche les pépites pour la deuxième édition de #TF4Women – Maddyness (March 2019)