Last year, AkiraChix hosted it’s inaugural annual African Women in Tech conference on 1st November 2014, with more than 300 people  in attendance, including women working in the kenyan tech industry, University students and education experts from various Institutions in Kenya. (See photos from last year’s conference)

Attendees of last year's conference.

Attendees of last year’s conference.

AkiraChix will host the second annual African Women in technology conference in Nairobi, on 14th November, 2015. Venue TBA

NB: Limited Early Bird tickets are NOW available. HURRY AND SIGN UP

Overall Theme for #AWTC15: Let Women Build!

Objective of the event

The goal of this events is to :-

  • Create opportunities for collaboration and partnerships through networking
  • Sparking creativity and innovation through hands on training sessions
  • Expose attendees to opportunities for employment, incubation and funding
  • Allow for showcasing of interesting business ideas
  • Engage in discussions on promoting women building solutions for Africa

Target Audience

The event is targeting individuals who are:-

  • Tech enthusiasts
  • Willing to engage in discussions and workshops around the event theme
  • Influencers in their communities
  • Decision makers who can influence policy

Event Activities

This one day event will involve the following activities

  • A keynote speech
  • Career/Jobs Fair with different tech companies in Kenya
  • Practical training sessions on different tools and skillsets
  • Break out discussions around the conference goals
  • Panel sessions with women leaders

How to get Involved!

Partner with us!

This year, we’ve partnered with SIDA, WeTech and Ewamak Designs and are seeking more partnerships to make this event a success.

Here are some ways that you can partner with us for this event

  • Co-branding for conference giveaways
  • Funding/Sponsorship
  • In-Kind donations

We are also open to hearing ways in which you would like to partner with us. Please get in touch with us via contact@akirachix.com

Stay tuned for more details on speakers, venue and program of events in the coming weeks on our twitter, facebook page, blog and mailing list!

Sign up to attend, and tell a friend too 😉

 

2017-05-23T17:16:02+00:00

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