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
- Januray 2020: About Techfugees France Serious Games for refugees Hackathon 👾
- 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 – Une initiative d’inclusion durable dans la #Tech – La French Tech Angers (December 2019)
- 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)