If you are a young woman from Kenya, Rwanda or Uganda, here’s your chance to pursue a technical training program without any financial constraints.
Successful young women in the program will have access to CodeHive, the AkiraChix signature program while also receiving market-ready technology training, entrepreneurship, life-skills, mentorship and leadership training.
Application Deadline: 15th November 2020.
The benefits of participating in the AkiraChix CodeHive signature program, for all students include:
To be eligible, applicants must
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The AkiraChix is a tech based initiative that provides a subsidized residential training program for young women between 18 and 24 years from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds who have completed high school education, and are unable to further their education due to financial constraints.
CodeHive is the AkiraChix signature program.
In 2021, the initiative aims to recruit 70 highly motivated young women from across Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda’s underserved communities.
The training sessions and mentorship will be led by East Africa’s leading experts in technology and business.
Students in the program will also get to attend and network at East Africa’s leading technology conferences and workshops.
Students will be required to produce market-ready prototype solutions.
The deadline for applications is 15th November 2020 at 11.59 PM (GMT +3).
70 highly motivated young women from across Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda’s underserved communities will be selected based on their demonstrated and evidenced passion for technology and its use in bringing change to their communities.
Opt-out at any time. No strings attached.