H. E. Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of Kenya visits AkiraChix! March 20th 2015

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

“This is the best thing I never heard about. You are the hope of Africa”

BAN KI-MOON, ON HIS VISIT TO AKIRACHIX 31 OCTOBER 2014

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.

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