Dev Skwäd November 2016

This past week, we hosted teens  between the ages of 12 and 18 for Dev Skwäd. They worked in groups, creating engaging robotics projects. This camp was focussed on combining mechanical, electrical and software engineering to design, assemble, and program a robot using Arduino. Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:15:56+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|AkiraChix, Community, Events, High School outreach, Technology|0 Comments

Sign up for November Dev & Genius Skwad Camps!

We’re excited to announce that AkiraChix will be hosting coding camps for primary and high school students this November during the long school holidays. As part of our long-term strategy to create individual identities for our programs and activities, we’ve rebranded these coding camps. We’re creating young hardcore geniuses and developers with a wealth of [...]

High School Outreach at Limuru girls high school

Over the past few years, AkiraChix has been expanding it's reach with the high school outreach program, working in schools such as Kenya High, among others. The goal is to ensure that we're exposing as many young girls to opportunities within the technology industry as possible. This past weekend, we had the pleasure of visiting Limuru [...]

By | 2016-09-26T10:24:14+00:00 September 26th, 2016|AkiraChix, High School outreach, Partnerships, Technology|0 Comments

August 2016 Holiday Kids Tech Camp & High School Bootcamp

Game development session during the Kids Arts & Camp We have seen time and time again that play is a wonderful basis for learning. Our innovative approach provides fun, and affordable way to introduce children to technology. Just ask the families who visit us regularly – the kids enjoy themselves so much, they [...]

By | 2017-05-23T17:15:57+00:00 September 6th, 2016|AkiraChix, Community, Events, High School outreach, Kids Programme|0 Comments

Kids Camp & High School Boot Camp

AkiraChix is hosting a one week coding bootcamp tailored for Kids and high school girls. The Kids camp will teach Game development and arts, while the high school will cover Python Programming.The Camp will run from 15th August to 19th August from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m at Bishop Magua Centre. Charges are Ksh.10,000 per [...]

It’s time to hop onto the Geek Girl Festival 2016 train!

In less than 10 days, AkiraChix will be hosting it’s fourth annual Geek Girl Festival, on Saturday 23rd April 2016. Are you excited? WE ARE! We’re switching things up completely. While we’ve traditionally created a mix of talks and panel discussions with short learning sessions, this year, we’re going to be doing deep dive practical [...]

Join us for Geek Girl Festival 2016, hosted by AkiraChix

It’s that time of year again, when we bring together high school girls from across the country for a day full of technology, learning and fun! AkiraChix is hosting its fourth annual Geek Girl Festival on Saturday 23rd April 2016 The goal of this year’s event is to:- Inspire attendees to take up careers in [...]

It’s Holiday time… and time to get into the incredible world of computer programming!

Our last bootcamp in December 2015 was filled with loads of fun and learning. We had students learning how to code with Arduino, resulting in students building a hardware project that involved setting up an alarm system for a house with sensors. A student demonstrates part of the Dec 2015 Arduino Bootcamp project [...]

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 [...]

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