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Announcing the 2nd Annual African Women in Technology Conference, hosted by AkiraChix


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. AkiraChix [...]

Akirachix Class of 2015 Intake


Happy New Year Friends! We kicked off the year by welcoming the newest cohort of students to the fourth year of the AkiraChix training program earlier this week. We have 31 new students expected to graduate at the end of 2015. The selection process began late last year, happening in 3 phases. Phase 1: Involved [...]

Demystifying Information Security in Kenya this evening!


We’re pretty excited about our meetup this evening, and are looking forward to having an open discussion about information security in this digital age. We’ve lined up a couple of experts in the industry:- Tyrus Kamau – Head of Information Security & Risk, Cellulant Group and co-founder, AfricaHackON Irene Njoroge – Acting ICT [...]

She Leads Africa Launches Female Entrepreneurs Pitch Competition , $10,000 Cash Prize for 1st Place


She Leads Africa has announced the launch of a business pitch competition exclusively for female entrepreneurs, which will give the most promising female entrepreneurs in Africa a platform to connect to prominent mentors, business funding and new market opportunities. “Female entrepreneurs are unfortunately missing from the conversation around Africa’s growth story but the [...]