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AkiraChix’s 2015 in Review

Happy 2016 and new month from the AkiraChix team. The last quarter of 2015 was fairly busy for AkiraChix. Here are some highlights of what we worked on at the end of the year African Women in Technology Conference, hosted by AkiraChix 2015(AWTC15) On November 14th, 2015, AkiraChix hosted its second annual African Women in [...]

December 2015 AkiraChix Kids Tech and Arts Camp

This December Holiday, AkiraChix will host our Third Tech and Arts Camp. Dates: 7th – 11th December 2015 Venue: AkiraChix Space, Ground Floor Bishop Magua Center, George Padmore Lane, Off Ngong Road Time: 9:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m, Daily This camp will be a one week intensive training for primary school children on how to use Scratch by MIT, [...]

Coding with Arduino: Bootcamp for High School Girls!

It's that time of year when we host our high school bootcamps again :). We’re hosting a boot camp for high school between Monday November 30th, 2015 and Friday December 4th, 2015. CODING WITH ARDUINO! This end year bootcamp is tailored for young girls between the ages of 12 and 18, and will run from 9:00 a.m [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:01+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|AkiraChix, Community, Events, High School outreach|0 Comments

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 interesting discussions with an enthusiastic group of attendees.   We looked at different tools and tactics that you can [...]

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 have spanned beyond the lifetime of the training program. We’re looking to build the same relationships again this year, by [...]

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 ran into was that freedom of expression is so enthusiastically valued in both the stateside and internet freedom circles [...]

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 of sharing a room with gifted, voracious, young minds: primary and high school girls, a few university students, the [...]

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 about online interactions digital conflict resolution, and the weaponization of the internet. “Weaponized?! But the internet is amazing!" you might [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:04+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|AkiraChix, Events, Thoughts|0 Comments

Inaugural AkiraChix Women’s Conference Recap!

We held our Inaugural Women’s conference on 1st November 2014 at Panari Sky Centre, with over 300 people in attendance, including a few men and students from Ngara Girls High school and Kenya High School. We also unveiled our new logo and branding. “She builds. She serves. She leads” Our keynote speaker, Juliana Rotich, Executive [...]