ABOUT US

Mission

Inspire and educate the girl child to innovate with technology

Vision

A world with more females in Technology and STEM fields

Core-Values

Recognising Technology skills are essentials for a girl child

We are a community based organization in Mombasa Kenya, registered by the Ministry of Culture and Social Services in 2015.We are driven by passion to inspire the next generation of girls in Mombasa to venture in STEM Career by involving girls at high schools level and University Students within Mombasa through Technology and STEM programs  and workshops to empower the girls to innovate with STEM

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High School Reached

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Girls Involved from different High schools

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Projects Done

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Programs Run

FEATURING PWANI TEKNOWGALZ

On 25th and 26th of March 2016 we were graced by a visit from a Film Making Industry based In Germany which was sent by a GIZ organization In Germany that started an initiative #eSkills4Girls to contribute to improved digital skills and employment perspective for girls and women in the ICT sector.The GIZ organization was featuring leaders of various girls organisations supporting ICT skills for girls and Women. Ruth Kaveke of Pwani Teknowgalz was was featured in this initiative.The project aimed at understanding the challenges and opportunities for women in the ICT sector.

What we do

Technovation Program

Technovation challenges girls all over the world to build a mobile app that will address a community problem.

STEM program

We engage high school girls in STEM projects to inspire them to venture to STEM field, a field that not well represented by females.

Technology Meetups

We organize technology meetups where we meet and teach ladies how to code and develop websites.

Teach girls/ladies coding

We teach girls and ladies web programming to reduce women in Technology gap and inspire them to take part in Technology innovation.

Girls high School Reachout

We do school outreach to high school girls within Mombasa to inspire and educate them on careers in Technology.

Technology Mentorship

We offer mentorship to girls/Ladies interested in Technology and needs a mentor to guide them.

RECENT PROGRAMS

  1. Design to Transform

    A two day workshop to expose ladies to Web development skilss

  2. Mozilla Global Sprint Challenge

    Mozilla’s Global Sprint is a fun, fast-paced and two-day collaborative event to hack and build projects for a healthy Internet. A diverse network of scientists,…

  3. Django girls Mombasa Workshop

    A workshop to train ladies on Python,html,css and Django framework-initiative of Django Girls Organization

  4. Web development Program

    A program by Pwani Teknowgalz to train university ladies on web development using Html and CSS

  5. Technovation Challenge

    A Global Challenge to equip young girls with skills to develop mobile applications to solve community problems.

  6. Intel She Will Connect

    A program uses digital literacy training, peer networks, and gender-relevant content to fix the Internet gender gap..

  7. STEM PROGRAM

    Mombasa Girls in Stem is an Alumnae Engagement Innovative fund a project by Techwomen Kenya implementred by Pwaniteknowgalz see  :Mombasa Girls In Stem

Our Team

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Executive Director

Ruth Kaveke

Web developer, SEO master. Passionate about inspiring girls to join Technology.
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Deputy Director

Aisha Abdul-Qadir

Web Developer .Believes in the power of educating girls to innovate with STEM
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Director Professional Development

Joan Nabusoba

Mobile Developer. Loves training girls to develop mobile appliucation
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Director Community Engagement

Dorine Kamau

Loves Computer networking and dedicated to Community work.

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Asst Director :Profession Development

Farida Mwikali

loves community work and engaging girls in to Tech

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"I love what Pwani Teknowgalz is doing to inspire girls to embrace STEM, that is what inspires me to form Teknowgalz in the Rift Region"

Mercy Wafula

Django Girls Mombasa workshop Trainee

"I love  Computer science it helps me think"

Fatima-Memon Academy

Student Memon

"I am happy that technovation programs  in our school has boosted the girls confidence ad their ability to identify problems that our communities face"

Madam Iman -Sheikh Khalifa

"We learnt alot   during this program especially in the area of Robotics Technlogy is Fun!"

Shamsa Abdi

Student -Hassan Joho Girls Secondary School

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OUR BLOG

  • AFRICA CODE WEEK MOMBASA WORKSHOP

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    Africa Code Week is an Organization that  empowers future generations with the coding tools and skills they need to thrive in the 21st century workforce and become key actors of Africa's economic development.Pwaniteknowgalz  organized  the…

  • Inclusivity: Bridging the digital gender Gap in Mombasa

    September 21, 2017slidererrr

    In 2015, women held 57% of all professional occupations, yet they held only 25% of all computing occupations. And the numbers are even lower when considering women of color; Furthermore, even fewer women are found…

  • THE DOT UNCONFERENCE 2017

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    Digital Opportunity trust is a youth-led movement of daring social innovators who have the tools, knowledge, and networks to create opportunities and transform their own communities.on of the core values of Dot is Digital inclusivity…

  • TECHNOVATION CHALLENGE 2017

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    Digital inclusivity and creating a space for girls to use their creativity to create opportunities for themselves and for their communities is one of the key focus area of Pwaniteknowgalz .in its mission to bridge the…

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