Category: Opportunities

AI for development(AI4Dev) 2020 challenge (USD$ 12,000 prizes) for Artificial Intelligence innovators

AI4Dev is a challenge with an aim to identify ideas in Artificial Intelligence that can impact four sustainable development goals in  the Arab & African states.The goals are zero hunger,good health and well being,decent work and economic growth and industry,innovation and infrastructure. AI4Dev is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Facilitated by NilePreneurs, in …


Student Training in Engineering Program,STEP 2021

Minimum qualifications: Currently in your first or second year of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field. Programming experience in either Java, C++ or Python. Preferred qualifications: Available for a full-time 12-week internship from 5th July to 24th September 2021. Returning to a full-time Bachelor’s degree for a minimum of two …


Pwani Teknowgalz launch of Coders at American Spaces

Join Teknowgalz on 3rd November for the launch of Coders at American Spaces. The project aims to equip 500 young women aged 18-35 in all American Spaces Kenya with skills to address challenges around areas of health, economy, democracy & security. Register for the launch here


The codehive class of 2021 application

We are building highly competitive young women with 21st- century skills in technology and moving them out of the vicious cycle of low-skills, low productivity, and low-wage employment. CodeHive program is designed to build women tech leaders. Unlike every other coding Bootcamp, the program employs a holistic approach towards building hands-on technical skills and increasing …


Voice 2020 Alexa Hackathon

Amazon Alexa or simply Alexa, is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon in 2014 .It is an Artificial Intelligence technology with so many capabilities with more being developed. Such abilities or skills as called by Amazon include: Making  phone calls, controlling smart homes, giving cooking ideas and tips, getting news, streaming music as well as …


Learning paths for most posted jobs

Linkedin as the world’s largest professional network has identified jobs that have most openings in 2020.Apart from those jobs growing steadily,they pay good wages and the skills required can be acquired online. Such jobs include: Software developers sales representatives project managers IT administrators Customer service specialists Digital marketers IT support/help desk Data Analysts Financial analysts …


Seeds-for-the-future by Huawei

Huawei is offering a technology and cultural online experience to ICT and STEM students in Kenyan universities and . The program called ‘Seeds for the Future’ was started in 2014.The selected students usually travel to china for two weeks but due to the pandemic, it is taking place online. According to Huawei the Seeds for …


Introduction to capture the flag training

The training will take place online from 15th August 2020 starting at 8.00 am to 5.00pm and end on 20th August 2020 at 5.00pm.It is organizedby iLabAfrica and the participants are from Kenya,Ethiopia and Uganda. Applicants are invited to apply for the training here


Akilikali challenge by co-op bank

The Akilikali challenge by Cooperative bank is ongoing and the deadline for application is on 7th  august 2020. The challenge is calling innovators in kenya to collaborate with the bank to come up with fintech solutions .It is virtual and winners stand a chance to get a reward of up to Kes 5 Million. All …


CodeHack Training for Young Girls in Kenya – Covid-19 Edition

Pwaniteknowgalz in partnership with UNESCO is training women on mobile development,web development and entrepreneurship skills with the aim of reducing inqualities. Pwaniteknowgalz.org is a women-led technology non-profit organisation, which is committed to ensuring young women aged 17 – 28 years acquire skills in coding in both mobile and web development to enable them not only …


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