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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 […]

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 […]

High School Bootcamp Reloaded!!

Reblogged from Its that time of the year again . Last year, our focus was design, this year, we focus on mobile app development. AkiraChix is set to host yet another bootcamp targeting young girls in high school between the 2nd  and 6th  of December 2013. High School girls at past AkiraChix events This bootcamp will […]

Intel ‘She Will Connect’ & Akirachix Initiative

  Intel Kenya will celebrate the second International Day of the Girl on October 11 by launching a joint initiative targeting Kenyan girls with Akirachix.  As a direct result of findings in the groundbreaking “Women and the Web” report released in January, Intel announced She Will Connect, an initiative to reduce the gender and technology […]

AkiraChix to host Girls in ICT Day on 27th April 2013

We are all aware that career paths are chosen, or at least heavily decided upon on completion of High School in Kenya. This is one of the reasons why AkiraChix has embarked on mentoring young girls in high school through visits, and bootcamps during school holidays, in line with its vision of creating a successful […]

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