AFCHIX

WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

Venue: The Catholic University

of Eastern Africa (CUEA), 2nd

 

8.00 am: Arrival and registration, Exhibition Tours by Students and Teachers (Rhone Communications)
9.00 am: Welcome address by The Catholic University of Eastern Africa Presentations by: (VC and Dean of Science Office)
9.20 am: Welcome address and ICT Careers Presentation by Dorcas Muthoni, Founder, AfChix
9.50 am: Q & A Session
10.00 am: Engineering and Telecoms Careers (Catherine Nyambala/STEM Africa)
10.15 am: Women in Technology Leadership (Angela Wamola/Safaricom)
10.30 am: Hubs and Career Development spaces in ICT field (Jessica Colaco/iHub/Ushahidi)
10.45 am: Q&A Session & BREAK (STRETCH)
11.00 am: Keynote Address: Globally Positioning Girls for Careers in Technology (Ann Mei Chang, Senior Advisor for Women and Technology, U.S Department of State Franklin Fellow, USA)
11.30 am: Q & A Session
11.45 am: Having Fun with Technology and Your Career in Tech (Judith Owigar, AkiraChix)
12.00 pm: Why calculus is important (Shikoh Gitau, Google)
12.15 pm: Studying Computer Science (William Mirugi, Computer Science Department ,CUEA)
12.30 pm: Q & A Session
12.45 pm: Lunch and Exhibition Tours by Students and Teachers
2.00 pm: Group Breakout Sessions on ICT Topics (Google Hangout, eMentoring, Ushahidi, Safaricom, IBM, Compulynx, AkiraChix, NiaYangu, iLabAfrica)
3.00 pm: Presentation on discussions
3.15 pm: Presentation of Awards
3.30 pm: Vote of Thanks (Irene Misoi - AfChix)
 

Events

Afchix Kenya will be hosting the Annual Computing and Mentorship Career Workshop for High School Girls on Saturday, 2nd February 2013 at Catholic University of East Africa.

This year’s theme is “Preparing and Aligning Girls for ICT Careers in a Knowledge Based Economy”.

The main objective of this event is to bring together successful women in tech to share their achievements and experiences. It is aimed at motivating high school girl students to pursue and excel in science and mathematics subjects through mentorship in order to gain entry into computer science and engineering careers.

We expect over 600 girls to take part in

 

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Members

Dorcas Muthoni
Phoebe Mutua

 

 

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Afchix Kenya will be hosting the Annual Computing and Mentorship Career Workshop for High School Girls on Saturday, 2nd February 2013 at Catholic University of East Africa.

This year’s theme is “Preparing and Aligning Girls for

ICT Careers in a Knowledge Based Economy”.

 

The main objective of this event is to bring together successful women in tech to share their achievements and experiences. It is aimed at motivating high school girl students to pursue and excel in science and mathematics subjects through mentorship in order to gain entry into computer science and engineering careers.

We expect over 600 girls to take part in this event

   

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