Lynn GitauFounder at Metaversations
Lynn Gitau is a renowned web3, blockchain, Metaverse, and NFTs thought leader and educationist hailing from Nairobi, Kenya. Her expertise and passion for the Metaverse and NFTs led her to found Metaversations, an organization that aims to evangelize, educate, and create immersive Metaverse experiences through meaningful collaborations with architects, builders, and NFT creatives in Africa. She is also a founding member of The African Meta Club, the first DAO in Africa that seeks to preserve and protect African culture through NFTs and the Metaverse. Lynn's contributions to the industry have seen her appointed as an Educational Committee member of The World Metaverse Council.
Lynn's journey in web3 began in 2018, and since then, she has established partnerships with global brands seeking expansion in the African market. Her expertise has also made her a keynote speaker in major conferences, masterclasses, and workshops focused on DeFi, Metaverse, and web3. Lynn's dedication to empowering and supporting women in technology has earned her the moniker "Femipowerist," and she has been profiled in popular press outlets such as American-established magazine, The Black Entrepreneur Magazine, and The Daily Nation newspaper, among others. Overall, Lynn is one of the most sought-after experts in the Metaverse and NFTs in Africa, making significant strides in expanding the industry's reach in the continent.
Her educational background is in public relations and mass communication, which she uses extensively to intersect technology and tell African stories.
Panel: Why East Africa should be Africa’s web 3.0 powerhouse, 15:10View Session