Why you should be an AkiraChix mentor

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 […]

Join f3mhack Nairobi on 23rd May, 2015

(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 […]

AkiraChix Mentorship Program: Call for Applications!

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 […]

Recapping Weaponized Social in Nairobi

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 […]

Fortune favours the Akirachix woman: A #GGFest15 Recap

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 […]

Weaponized Social in Nairobi

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 […]

Are you ready for Geek Girl Festival 2015???

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 […]

Introducing the Geek Girl Festival, hosted by AkiraChix

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 […]

HTML/CSS Bootcamp for High School Girls: April 2015

It’s that time of year again :).

We’ve just wrapped up on a series of High school outreach visits for the first school term, and are going to be hosting a HTML/CSS bootcamp between April 20th, […]

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 […]