Announcing our August High School Coding BootCamp

We’re hosting a coding camp for high school between August 17th, 2015 and August 21st, 2015.

This bootcamp is tailored for young girls in high school, and will run from 9:00 a.m to 3:00p.m at the […]

Changing communities, one woman at a time!

We would like to thank the the President of Kenya,President of the United States and the organizers of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit for giving us the platform to share the AkiraChix story. That moment on […]

Kids Tech & Arts Camp

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 […]

Kids Outreach- St. Georges Primary School

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 […]

Join us for our first AkiraChix Design meet up!

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 […]

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 […]