Our initiative introduces kids to computing at an early age. We want these kids to use these ICT skills to provide solutions for the social problems which we have locally, and to be the next generation creators of relevant e-content
Are engineers meant to be entrepreneurs? There are still very few female entrepreneurs, with the numbers more dismal for STEM! Most studies blame this on women shying away from entrepreneurial opportunities. Our interview with two tech-preneurs, Eng. Mercy Manyuchi and Eng. Joy Makumbe take us through their work, their challenges and why you should be a tech-preneur.
What is my job as a mathematician? The analytical and problem solving skills I developed while solving mathematical problems are useful in noticing trends and gaps in data. The formulas I learnt, then, help me to develop a model to provide a solution.
I grew up knowing there were two categories of jobs- blue jobs and pink jobs. And you were good at one or the other. Rebel that I am, I somehow ended up lilac…somewhere in between. There are these stereotypes that accompany anyone who dares to spend any time thinking about anything. I find myself debunking some, ignoring others and (ooops!) confirming others.
Read our candid and thought-provoking interview with Ms. Joyce Githuku, a Biochemist working with Kenchic Kenya Ltd. She takes us through her career journey from aspiration, to the heights that her career is taking her. Question: What led you to Biochemistry? Joyce: Initially, my dad and cousin told me to choose a course that I was not too difficult and easy to pass, not Biochemistry.