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Kids Tech & Arts Camp

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

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 age. This is why we have begun running a kids outreach targeting children between the ages of 7- 14 years, [...]

Kids Outreach- St. Georges Primary School

2017-05-23T17:16:03+00:00

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 age. This is why we have begun running a kids outreach targeting children between the ages of 7- 13, exposing them [...]

#IncYOUbateIT Competition: Including Women in Social Impact Technology

2017-05-23T17:16:07+00:00

Together with Making All Voices count we held the IncYOUbateIt competition on November 7 that served to provide a platform through which women’s voices experiences and narratives are included in the conversation about social impact of technology. The participants in the competition had presented their projects at the inaugural Akirachix Women in Tech Conference on November 1. The #IncYOUbateIT [...]

AkiraChix Receives Laptops Donation

2017-05-23T17:16:19+00:00

On Wednesday 2 April Akirachix received a gift donation of 20 laptops from SIDA/ Fujitsu. SIDA's funding for our programs enabled us to carry out our third training program and secure space for our activities. These laptops will go into strengthening the High School Outreach Program. At the moment AkiraChix works with two High Schools: Precious [...]

Get Involved, Become an AkiraChix Mentor

2017-05-23T17:16:21+00:00

We are halfway through the AkiraChix Training Program. Over the past six months we have been working with women who have mentored and guided our students by providing them a support system and equipping them with soft skills. The mentors have acted as their big sisters, career advisors, life coaches and friends. For the next six [...]

Call for Concept Papers- AkiraChix Research Project

2014-02-24T12:38:15+00:00

Deadline: March 31, 2014 Akirachix invites Kenyan organizations to submit applications for its proposed research project. Who can apply? Local organizations registered in Kenya that produce or share knowledge for development. Individuals are not eligible. Other important things to note Research projects must have at least 120 days between the call deadline date and the project start date. Grant duration [...]

Be a Part of Akirachix Mentorship

2017-05-23T17:16:25+00:00

Akirachix is seeking mentors to walk with and guide the new students of our training program. See the blog post here. The mentorship period will be for three months or six months renewable (but the girls will be switched). Mentors will be expected to meet the girls in person at least once a month with other [...]