Sophie Lafayette


Currently based from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. You will find me working in communications or project management​, specifically interested in tech and creative sectors. Connect with me or read more.

Lead organizer for TEDxIlala, an independently organized TEDx event, taking place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Our theme for 2015 was 'Yes, In My Lifetime!'. Read more.

Having worked in publishing for a number of years, I have had the pleasure to engage with writers of all backgrounds. In 2013, my colleague and I founded a writers group, 'Moto', which draws together experienced and aspiring writers. Read more.

A strong supporter of open data and a cartography enthusiast, I am currently working with Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team on the Ramani Huria project, community mapping for flood resilience in Dar es Salaam. Read more.

As an amateur website developer, I love WordPress! I started the WordPress MeetUp Dar es Salaam based in Kinu Innovation Space and have developed a number of websites on the platform. Read more.

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