Mentorship for tech Students in Universities


Date: December 2015

Guest Speaker: Richard Moon, a Partner Technical Account Manager at DELL

Topic: Lessons learned as a Software Professional

Objective: To inspire students already into the ICT industry

Location: Resilient Africa Network (RAN) offices, Kololo, Kampala

Target Participants: University Students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems and related courses.

Brief Overview: AfChix Africa Women in Technology partnered with ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) and hosted Richard Moon. Richard specializes in Cloud Data Integration using the Dell Boomi platform ( and works with strategic partners to ensure their success integrating leading cloud and on-premise applications. He shared with the students about the lessons he learned during his 30 years as a Software Professional.


Richard Moon has been delivering enterprise software solutions for over 30 years.  His roles have included Software Engineer (COBOL, Java), Project Manager, Development Manager, Product Manager, and Professional Services Consultant.


Some of the technologies that he talked about include:

Cloud, IAAS, PAAS, SAAS, Linux, Java, Service Oriented Architecture / Web Services (SOAP, REST), Data Integration, Database and WordPress etc.


In Pictures.


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