Empowering Women in Tech in Kenya-Hackathon 2021

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Microsoft, says that it’s mission is to empower every person on the planet to achieve more. They are committed to empowering the next generation of women leaders and change-makers in Africa. Microsoft Leap will be hosting a week-long hackathon event for female software engineers in Kenya.

In this hackathon, Microsoft’s goal is to:

  • Deepen your technical knowledge
  • Sharpen your interview skills
  • Enable you to network and interact with Microsoft female software engineers

Venue: Virtual Event
Date: 14th – 18th, June 2021
Time: 9am – 4pm +3 GMT

Application portal opens: May 12th , midnight UTC.

Application portal closes: May 26th, midnight UTC.


Eligibility Requirements

  • University graduate Bsc/MS Computer science, Software engineering
  • Must have a functional laptop and excellent internet connection during the program.
  • Must be available full-time for the week-long hackathon.
  • Must be a resident of Kenya.
  • Event open to women only.
  • Must have at least 1 year of programming / SWE experience

For more information and application,visit the official application website.

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Justina Kageni is an information scientist with passion for Information Technology.She is on a mission to share her knowledge and skills.

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