Akilah Students at the Forefront of Africa’s Tech Revolution

The tech landscape worldwide is changing rapidly, spurring innovation and creating jobs. This is especially the case in East Africa, where women trained in information technology have the opportunity to launch careers in the region’s fastest growing sector.

Akilah launched a new major in Information Systems earlier this year, offering a business-oriented approach to programming to ensure our graduates can compete for the most exciting technology jobs. Students take courses in web development and Linux administration, earn CISCO certification, and learn to use global IT solutions to solve local problems.

At the recently-concluded 2014 Metropolitan Safari, we unveiled a new video to headline our end-of-year campaign, which is all about showcasing the power of technology to transform individual lives, whole communities, and even nations: