About Us

AkiraChix is a not for profit organisation that aims to inspire and develop a successful force of women in technology who will change Africa’s future.

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TRAINING PROGRAM

AkiraChix runs a technical training program that targets young women from poor social and economic backgrounds in Nairobi. Read More

HIGH SCHOOL OUTREACH

In Kenya, career paths are chosen in high school. High school students select subjects that determine which career…Read More

COMMUNITY BUILDING

AkiraChix organises networking events with the aim of connecting the already small percentage of women in the technology…Read More

KIDS CAMP

AkiraChix has recently begun running a kids camp targeting children between the age of 7 and 13. The goal… Read More

Our Vision

Nurturing generations of women who use tech to develop innovations and solutions for Africa.

Our Mission

Provide training, mentorship and outreach programs to increase the number of skilled women in technology and positively impact the community.

Latest from our blog

  • A New Brand Identity For AkiraChix

    A New Brand Identity For AkiraChix

    (Guest post by Nyandia Kamawe, Ewamak Designs LTD and Graphic Design Trainer at AkiraChix)

    Since its inception in 2010, AkiraChix has evolved immensely. In 2014 the AkiraChix team had a two day team building event where much […]

  • Join in on the hugest tech Celebration on March 7th 2015

    Join in on the hugest tech Celebration on March 7th 2015

    The iHub has put together what is going to be the largest tech party in Kenya, on the 7th of March 2015,  at the Arboretum grounds. Here’s the basic agenda for the day.

    2pm – 6pm […]

  • Recapping the Gender and Technology Pop-Up Institute in Berlin

    Recapping the Gender and Technology Pop-Up Institute in Berlin

    (Guest Post by Yvonne Oluoch, #IncYOUbateIT competition winner,  founder of Socially Keen Individuals Redefining the Tech Space (SKIRTS) and AkiraChix Volunteer)

    On 30th of November 2014, I left for Berlin to attend a Gender and Technology workshop […]