Demystifying science and technology subjects among girls -Mombasa Girls in STEM 2018

Globally, the percentage of women pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is small. In Afrika, the numbers are even more dismal with the greatest imbalance in engineering courses .With this rising gender gap of women in STEM , Techwomen kenya 2014 Alumnae and Pwaniteknowgalz with the approval of the Mombasa County Education office yet again implemented Mombasa…

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DESIGN THINKING SESSION

Saturday January 16th 2016 saw the winning Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund project by TechWomen 2014 ‘Mombasa Girls in STEM Solve IT’ kick off the much anticipated Training of Trainer (ToT) sessions in Kizingo, Mombasa. The first of the five full day training sessions planned was Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship. The training was conducted by Global Minimum/Innovate Kenya. The course for…

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Final STEM Fair

  The Mombasa girls in STEM project ended on the 13th August 2015 with over 180 girls from high schools.11 High schools presenting 3 projects each totaling to 33 projects in the fields of Science,Technology,Engineering and Maths.The Mombasa Girls in STEM was an  Alumnae exchange innovative  funds(AEIF) won by Techwomen Kenya and  implemented  by Pwani Teknowgalz .To summarize the project,…

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GIS AND SCIENCE TRAINING

Mombasa Girls In STEM(Sciences Technology Engineering and Mathematics) is an alumnae engagement Innovative fund project by Techwomen Kenya implemented by Pwani Teknowgalz.The main goal of this project is to inspire young girls in Mombasa into venturing in sciences courses . The third ToT training for the Mombasa Girls in STEM project was held Kizingo,Mombasa on Saturday Jan 30 2016.It entailed…

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SCHOOL VISISTS FOR THE MOMBASA GIRLS IN STEM BEGINS!

With the approval of the Mombasa County Education office to conduct school visits and train high school girls in Mombasa, we proceeded to invite schools in Mombasa to participate in the project. Our initial target was get 10 schools to participate in the program, however a total of 11 schools agreed to take part in the project. These schools include…

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ROBOTICS AND ENGINEERING

We conducted Robotics and Engineering training sessions for our ToTs on the 12th and 13th of February 2016. The training was graciously led by Joash Amemba and Faith from Open Build Hacker Space. Open Build’s philosophy of HACK.TEST.SHARE guided the Robotics assembly.  ToTs were introduced to SparkFun Inventor’s Kit (SIK) and SparkFun RedBot basic kits which are a great way to get started with programming…

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SOFTWARE AND WEB SECURITY TRAINING

The Second ToT training for the Mombasa Girls in STEM project was held Kizingo,Mombasa on Saturday Jan 30 2016.The training was about software and web security trainings. The morning session was facilitated by our very own Joan Nabusoba and Ruth Kaveke from Pwani Teknowgalz.Joan started with the introduction to programing.The TOTs were introduced to the basic concepts of programming session.Joan…

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Mombasa Girls in STEM Solve IT Project Launch

The winning Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund project by TechWomen 2014 <strong>‘Mombasa Girls in STEM Solve IT’ was launched on Saturday 12 December, on Kenya’s Independence Day at the Swahili Cultural Center in Mombasa. The project aims to increase Mombasa girls’ interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) based subjects by having women professionals from Mombasa train 150 high school girls…

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