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AkiraChix Women’s Conference: 1st November, 2014

AkiraChix is looking to host it’s inaugural Pan African Women in technology conference in Nairobi, on 1st November 2014(Venue to be announced). The overall theme of this event is to celebrate women in computing in Africa. This event is set to target:- Undergrad students Women working in or seeking careers in the tech industry Women […]

[Podcast] Talk about women in Tech with Linda Kamau co-founder of Akirachix

Guest blog by Kennedy Kahiri In the current Tech scene, Women representation is less than 15%. The number is quite low Right?  But there is hope for a brighter future for women in tech. Through initiatives like AkiraChix the representation of women in tech will scale higher. WHAT IS AKIRACHIX? @akirachix AkiraChix is an association that inspires […]

[Sign up] August 2014 Graphic Design Bootcamp!

Guest blog by Angela Oduor, Akirachix Over the past few months, we’ve been working closely with Nyandia Kamawe and Abigael Wangui to give high school students a hands on introduction to design. We’ve been taking the girls through design thinking, and ultimately into designing posters for various school campaigns. This August, we’re hosting yet another […]

Information Security meetup

The Information Security meetup is a forum that brings professionals and curious minds in the industry to network as we highlight the challenges present and opportunities available for exploitation. The theme is “Demystifying Information Security and Careers in Information Security”. The meetup will take place at iHub on July 15th from 5:30pm-7:00pm. The meetup will […]

Are you ready for Girls in ICT Day 2014? We are!

Guest blog by Marie Githinji We are just 3 days away from the much awaited Girls in ICT Day, and are stoked about having you all join us for a day of fun and collaboration. Girls in ICT Day, 2014 (Designed by Fridah Oyaro) This year, we are not only hosting girls from various high […]

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