STEAM IS THE FUTURE AND THE FUTURE IS STEAM. Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative is an education centered innovative organisation that targets girls and young women with an aim of preparing and empowering them to benefit from opportunities sprouting from STEAM. We provide basic and advanced STEAM education, Mentorship, innovation and entrepreneurship through creativity and passion. We also nurture children and young people in STEAM related initiatives for economic development and empowerment.
Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative
The mission of Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative is to enlighten, empower and shape the futures of young women and girls by preparing them to benefit from opportunities provided by the digital economy and also closing the skills gap in Kenyan job market.
Therefore, this initiative will drive them back to seeing a future with a hope and allow them get back a zist of life irrespective of any challenges they may encounter in every day life.
The Vision of Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative is to have a future of Young women and Girls who are able to give back to their society. Women who can stand in the gap and support fellow women in their endeavours and their passion.
Kenyan women in STEAM Initiative therefore provides STEAM education that is specific to the goals of the industry and that which blends technical education with experimental learning and development of soft skills to allow individuals thrive well in the ever-changing digital world.
The organisation teaches coding and the latest technologies and tools including training in entrepreneurship and innovation creativity.
STEAM EDUCATION FOR THE GIRLS
STEAM Education entails a whole range of activities and events that are blended towards STEAM education with girls and young women being the central cohorts for STEAM education, research, training and development.
At Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative, we offer STEAM education using our own STEAM curriculum aimed at improving the lives of individuals through embracing for economic empowerment growth and development.
Giving Girls a Voice in STEAM
At Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative, we seek to ensure girls in rural Kenya are given a chance to be part of the 21st century skilled personnel. We introduce STEAM from it's grassroots, we allow them to realize the STEAM pathway that they feel comfortable with and we give them the necessary skills and knowledge to discover themselves. We do this by giving them a voice in STEAM.
Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative founder and CEO, Caroline Nyaga had a great session with Dr Ayo Olufade, USA to discuss the impacts both positive and negative and the challenging experiences she has had in her journey implementing STEAM education.
Dr Ayo is a STEAM enthusiast from the United States and owner of In touch-Think STEAM Careers.
SHE Awards Nominee....2022.
Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative was privileged to be nominated in this year's SHE Awards for the category of Founder of the year. Caroline Nyaga, founder of Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative continues to work hard to make Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative an answer for girls and young women.
SHE Awards Nomination 2022
In November 2022, Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative founder, Caroline Nyaga was nominated for the SHE Awards category of Founder of the year.
The 6th Edition of IBEForuM is the Qatar STEM Education Summit, as STEM education is a key initiative of the Ministry of Qatar to build World class Education System using STEM and transforming Qatar into a knowledge economy. An event that Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative is collaborating with to represent Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative to a whole new world of Innovative, Educational Technology and Entrepreneurial skills to the platform. The event will be between 14th and 15th March 2023.
Girls Mentorship with KWISI
Girls Mentorship with KWISI is an umbrella of what we do at Kenyan Women in STEAM Initiative. We Mentor girls and young women on Life skills, provide Career Mentorship and guidance and general life counselling. We also provide training on STEAM Education,it's importance and overview of the 21st century skills.