Our Mission

Our objectives are to Inspire, Engage and Empower women to take up positions in the cybersecurity industry.

Background

Shehacks KE is a community of Women in Cybersecurity from various backgrounds and counties in Kenya. It was founded in 2016 by Laura Tich and Evelyn Kilel  with the aim of providing women in cybersecurity a platform to interact and help each other grow in a healthy environment.

Our Programmes

Professional Bootcamps

We hold themed bootcamps for the existing cyber security professionals.

Webinars

SHEHACKS_KE holds weekly cyber-security themed online sessions to improve  community upskilling

Community meet-ups

We partner with external communities e.g Africa Hackon to hold cyber Security  upskilling Meetups

HackFest

We hold annual event to bring together 500 information security practitioners and enthusiasts to show off their skills, learn and interact in a fun-filled festival.

Campus High School Outreach

SHEHACKS_KE holds bootcamps in Colleges and High Schools across the country to encourage girls to venture into the Tech industry.

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Jobs/Internships

SHEHACKS_KE provides a networking platform between community members and potential employers.

Our Goals

  • To encourage more women to take up technical skills
  • To encourage women to take up positions in the cybersecurity industry through our career advancement program.
  • To mentor college students and information security enthusiasts.
  • To enhance skill sharing and acquisition.

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