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DIGIFY BYTES – DIGITAL SKILLS FOR YOUR LIFE + CAREER

AkiraChix is excited to partner with Digify Africa for a meet up on the 10th of August 2016. Digify will will show you the A-Z in digital marketing in 6 modules. INTRO TO DIGITAL MARKETING TRADITIONAL VS DIGITAL MARKETING INTRODUCTION TO SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION (SEO) WEB DESIGN AND UX CONTENT MARKETING SOCIAL MEDIA To attend please [...]

By | 2016-07-20T11:46:52+00:00 July 20th, 2016|AkiraChix, Community, Opportunities, Technology|0 Comments

AKiraChix GIS Developer MeetUp

Written by Sophia Murage Where are you Now? That has always been an important question, in our new connected reality, location has and is becoming even more relevant by the day. A meeting outside the office, coffee meet up with friends, restaurants or libraries near you … all this are just random words until you [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:15:58+00:00 July 13th, 2016|AkiraChix, Community, Technology|0 Comments

CodeFest 2016 – AkiraChix 3rd Annual Hackathon

AkiraChix is hosting its 3rd all-female hackathon. This year’s hackathon will focus on building solutions that foster Citizen engagement in matters of governance and security. The areas covered will be; Security: Physical, Food & Cyber Elections: Freedom of speech, Civic Education & Voter engagement The hackathon will start at 8am on Friday the 15th through the [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:15:58+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Community, Digital Security, Events, Opportunities, Technology|3 Comments

MY EXPERIENCE AT KADOLTA

By Caroline Mwende (Current AkiraChix student Class of 2016) My name is Carol, and this is my transforming and life changing experience at Citam Kadolta camp. I received an email from my communication skills facilitator informing us we would be attending a boot camp. Trust me when I say that I freaked out, reason been am an indoor kind [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:15:58+00:00 June 9th, 2016|AkiraChix, Thoughts, Training Program|0 Comments

My boot camp experience

By Martha Saka (Current AkiraChix student Class of 2016) Linda, AkiraChix co-founder announced earlier this semester that we would be attending a boot camp. You can imagine the anticipation and curiosity that filled our minds at the moment. Having never attended a boot camp before, to us it meant probably coming up with a new program, [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:15:59+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Community, Events, Thoughts, Training Program|0 Comments

Abundance Within You

By Lavet Adhiambo (Current AkiraChix student Class of 2016) You never really know how much is within you or around you until you self search. Linda one of the Akirachix Co-founders confirmed that the long awaited camp was happening at the Kadolta camping site located in Kiserian. The first thing that came to my mind was damn! That place is [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:15:59+00:00 June 6th, 2016|AkiraChix, Community, Events, Thoughts|2 Comments

Meet up with Esri

AkiraChix is excited to partner with Esri for this months meet up on the 29th June. The focus for this event will be on Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This will be an exciting opportunity to learn how to leverage the power of location in technology solutions. We will introduce the concept of GIS and its [...]

By | 2016-06-07T11:44:55+00:00 June 6th, 2016|AkiraChix, Community, Events, Meetings, Partnerships, Technology|1 Comment

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 careers. Course selection is one of the most important career decisions young women will make. From a study commissioned by [...]

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 HTML and CSS to get the job done. This 3 month course is the quickest way to get exploring. You [...]

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 to date, and every day it feels like we have more and more opportunities to create the future of women [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:15:59+00:00 May 4th, 2016|AkiraChix, Galz in Tech, Technology, Thoughts|0 Comments