Attitudes & Motivations For Women Entering Technology Careers In Kenya

Despite narrowing the gender gap in student enrollment at the primary and secondary school levels in Kenya, a wide gender gap exists in labour participation, in respect to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related [...]

Akirachix’s Home Visits

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view - until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” - Harper Lee AkiraChix aims to not [...]

Foundation course for June 2016

Whether you're a beginner who wants to get started in web development, a designer looking to hand-code their concepts, or a marketer who wants a little more control over their CMS, you'll need to know [...]

We are six years old!

On April 24th, six years ago, AkiraChix was born! A Few young ladies who shared a common vision and passion for women and technology came together and AkiraChix was born. We are thrilled with our progress [...]

Powerful lessons on mentorship: A recap of the 2016 Mentorship pairing exercise

(Guest Blog post by Judy Alice King'ori, 2016 Mentor) Akirachix held a mentorship pairing exercise, dubbed "speed mentoring" on 9th April, 2015. We are excited for the start of our 2016 mentorship program! #Repost @angelaoduor [...]

It’s time to hop onto the Geek Girl Festival 2016 train!

In less than 10 days, AkiraChix will be hosting it’s fourth annual Geek Girl Festival, on Saturday 23rd April 2016. Are you excited? WE ARE! We’re switching things up completely. While we’ve traditionally created a [...]