In our quest to broaden young minds by giving the applied technical skills over the years, one thing has become apparent to AkiraChix. We need to embed the seeds of encouragement from a very young […]
AkiraChix is hosting its first Design Meet Up on the 19th of June 2015 from 5-7pm.
The word “design” has traditionally been used to describe the visual aesthetics of objects such as books, websites, products, interiors, architecture, and […]
We recently put out a call for applications for AkiraChix mentors, and have received an overwhelming response. With one more day left to apply, we thought it best to give a deeper explanation on what […]
(Guest Post by Yvonne Oluoch, #IncYOUbateIT competition winner, founder of Socially Keen Individuals Redefining the Tech Space (SKIRTS) and AkiraChix Volunteer)
On February 20th 2015, I facilitated a session on digital security and was privileged to have […]
Last year, we piloted a mentorship program with students from the AkiraChix Training program, pairing students with women from different fields in the tech industry. Some of the relationships built between students and their mentors […]
Guest post by Willow Brugh of Aspiration Tech.
The second main Weaponized Social event occurred in Nairobi, Kenya on May 2nd at AkiraChix. We talked moderation, digital migration of television, and trolling the trolls. One challenge I […]
Guest Post by Evans Mbora Campbell of iHub.
25th April 2015 marked the Geek Girls Festival (formerly Girls in ICT Day). It was hosted at the iHub and masterfully choreographed by Akirachix. I had the pleasure […]
This post is written by Willow and Javier of Aspiration,the US-based NGO behind Social.
Thanks to the hospitality of AkiraChix, we are bringing Weaponized Social to Nairobi on May 2 We hope to have conversations […]
In less than three days, AkiraChix will be hosting its recently re-branded AkiraChix Geek Girl Festival, and we’re more than excited about it! Tickets sold out within the first week of our announcement, and we […]
For the last two years, AkiraChix has hosted the Girls in ICT Day event, reaching more than 400 high school girls and connecting them with industry experts.
This year, we’ve rebranded the event, and are now […]