AkiraChix Class of 2017 Kick Off!

After rigorous and competitive selection, 21 girls joined this year's training program cohort on January 9th, 2017 Orientation was conducted on January 5th, 2017, with both the team and students excited at what the future [...]

Dev Skwäd November 2016

This past week, we hosted teens  between the ages of 12 and 18 for Dev Skwäd. They worked in groups, creating engaging robotics projects. This camp was focussed on combining mechanical, electrical and software engineering [...]

Genius Skwäd November 2016

Genius Skwäd is a space where kids 6 to 11 years old get to explore science, technology, engineering and math with fun, hands-on activities. This past week provided an environment where kids used their own [...]

A recap of 3rd annual African Women In Tech Conference

Every year, we host our Annual African Women in Technology Conference, with the hope that we can create opportunities for learning, collaboration and networking for women technologists, not only in Kenya, but Africa. Attendees [...]

Sign up for November Dev & Genius Skwad Camps!

We’re excited to announce that AkiraChix will be hosting coding camps for primary and high school students this November during the long school holidays. As part of our long-term strategy to create individual identities for [...]

On Transitions and New Beginnings

It’s been six years and seven months since I was a part of the AkiraChix story.  When we started AkiraChix I was and still am fueled by the desire to see a greater representation of [...]