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Jim Leech Mastercard Foundation Fellowship on Entrepreneurship

The Jim Leech Mastercard Foundation Fellowship gives you
the confidence, resources, knowledge, network, and financial
support to build a startup with an impact.

For African students and recent grads with a desire to solve pressing problems and bring
entrepreneurial ideas to life.
The proven winning formula: Combine students and recent grads with a willingness to learn,
take risks, and commit themselves fully with best-in-class entrepreneurship training from the

HI4K 2021 Bootcamp

As part of building a community of Health Informatics software developers, the HealthIT project supports
an annual Health Informatics for Kenya (HI4K) Bootcamp hosted at the University of Nairobi, Department of Computer Science. The target participants are Computer Science/ICT/IT (or related fields)
undergraduate students from Kenya Universities.

UmojaHack Africa 2021

Zindi is Africa’s largest data science competition platform, with the mission of building the data science ecosystem in Africa. Zindi hosts a community of over 23 000 data scientists across Africa dedicated to solving the world’s most pressing challenges through machine learning and AI. Data scientists come to Zindi to hone their skills, build their professional profile, find job opportunities, and to connect with fellow data scientists across Africa and beyond.


ISACA Kenya Chapter invites your institution to participate in an inter-varsity bootcamp that will be held from Monday 29th March to Tuesday 6th April 2021. The bootcamp will be a 5-day training that will cover ISACA’s Cybersecurity Fundamentals (CSX) curriculum, offer hands-on cybersecurity training and mentorship. Students will also have the opportunity to sit a mock certification exam at the end of the event. The cost of participating is Ksh 2,000/= for ISACA student members and Ksh 5,000/= for non-members.


The University of Nairobi Virtual Open Day is scheduled for 18th and 19th February 2021.
This is a critical activity of the University, which provides an opportunity for members of the

public to interact with the Faculty, sample the programmes offered and receive career guidance

through organized webinars. This is to urge you to make necessary preparations for the success of

Huawei Awards

A final year student at the School of Computing and Information, Maluki Muthusi, has
been awarded the first prize for winning in the global Huawei ICT Competition in the
network track. This is a skill-based competition involving hands-on experience in computer
networks and network security. Over 109 teams from Asia, Europe, Southern, and Eastern Africa participated in the global finals. A total of 327 students managed to get to the global finals out of the