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[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 […]

Kids Tech + Arts Camp

Gone are the days it was fun making your own necklace using beans and strings, making your own football ball, Akirachix is re-igniting this experience but adding a little bit of tech as well. If you have a kid or know of one who will benefit, get in touch by sending an email to lkamau@akirachix.com […]

Interested in Information Security? We’re offering a class!

Guest blog by Sam Kamunyu   Many of you have reached out to us asking us if we offer specialised training courses beyond our free training program. We have been listening.. AkiraChix is now offering a professional development course on Information Security between April and June of 2014. This course is open to both men […]

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