Cohort 4 Award/Fellowship Winners (2019)
2019 Under-30 African Women in Science
Maurine Chepkoech was recognized during the Africa science Week as one of six women under 30, who are breaking barriers in STEM through the impactful work in their communities.
2019 Mozilla Festival Speakers
Five students were awarded full travel grants to present at 2019 Mozilla Festival London, UK.
From Left to Right: Mwaniki Nyaga (UoN), Joan Waweru (UoN), and Maurine Chepkoech (Peer Mentor).
Below: Allan Wasega (JKUAT), Everlyn Asiko (Masinde Muliro).
2019 GHC Scholars
Three students won full scholarships to attend the 2019 Grace Hopper Conference in Orlando, US.
From Left to Right: Velda Kiara (JKUAT), Anastacia Rotich (Strathmore), and Susan Ndagi(JKUAT & Cohort 3.0 mentee)
2019 FastAI Program
Three mentees were accepted into the Nairobi Women in Machine Learning and Data Science Fastai program - Cohort 1.
Left to Right: Oprah Muthoni (KeMU), Everlyn Asiko (Masinde Muliro), Velda Kiara (JKUAT)
2019 Google Africa Certification with Pluralsight
26 students were accepted into the Google Africa program, with Pluralsight, to pursue various tracks including Mobile, Android, and Cloud Development.
2019 Facebook-Udacity Scholars
Four mentees were awarded the Facebook-Udacity Scholarship to pursue the Secure and Artificial Intelligence certification.
2019 Andela Learning Ambassadors
Three mentees were selected as Learning Ambassadors for the Google Africa Program supported by Andela.
Left to Right: Jacky Kendi (KeMU), Everlyn Asiko (Masinde Muliro), Grace Kahinga (DeKUT)
Two mentees were selected as CodeLn Ambassadors to foster growth of software engineering in their schools.
Left to Right: Eric Karugu (Multimedia), Thabitha Kavyu (UoN)
2019 Attendee Kaggle Conference
Teresia Muiruri attended the 2019 Kaggle conference in Dubai.
Cohort 4 Awardees at 2019 Graduation
2020 KamiLimu Fellow
Brenda demonstrated outstanding achievement in the scholarship competition track and emerged the overall winner after three rounds of competition. She is the 2nd KamiLimu Fellow.
Watch Brenda's final scholarship video submission here.
2019 KamiLimu Commendation
The student who continuously demonstrated and embodied the spirit and core values of KamiLimu.
Winner Public Speaking
Lilian emerged the winner of the public speaking competition after 4 competitive rounds.
1st Runners up Public Speaking
Sophia emerged the 1st runners up of the public speaking competition after 4 competitive rounds.
Everlyn Asiko, Lewis Munyi, and
Winners Professional Development Track
Everlyn Asiko (Data Science), Lewis Munyi (Web Dev), and
Maureen Koech (Cybersecurity) emerged winners after three rounds of mock job application competition.
2019 Winning Pitch: Judge's selection and people's choice award
Team Ada presented their winning project, which aimed at promoting the quality delivery of prenatal services using a hospital-review model.
People's choice award: ICT Project Showcase and ICT project presentation
Team Galaxy won people's choice award for both project showcase and presentation on their project that aimed to use the Internet of Things in the home.
Judges' award: ICT Project Showcase and ICT project presentation
Team Venus won judges' award for both project showcase and presentation on their project that utilizes Dionaea to study and prevent common vulnerabilities that affect services offered over a network.
Mentees who demonstrated impressive and impactful personal and academic growth during the program.
Master of Time
Richard was recognized as a mentee who consistently observed strict timekeeping both in session attendance as well as in submission and completion of tasks. A very enviable trait!
Peer Mentor Demonstrating Outstanding Commitment
The peer mentor who went above and beyond to support the mentees assigned to them.
Going the extra mile
Lilian Kimando, Grace Kahinga, Everlyn Asiko, and George Chege were appreciated for traveling the extra mile to consistently attend the mentorship sessions all the way from Nyeri, Kakamega, and Nakuru.
Mentee With Highest Attendance Rate
Sophia earned an attendance rate of 120 %, having completed the compulsory sessions and some of the bonus sessions.
Peer Mentor With Highest Attendance Rate
Ghola earned an attendance rate of 82 %, having completed the compulsory sessions and some of the bonus sessions.
Active Involvement in the Tech Comuinty
Mentee who went over and above in immersing himself and leading in their local tech community.
Mentee who went out of his way to support KamiLimu's activities with his brilliant photography and video editing skills.