The first time I met Titus was in 2017 when I was a KamiLimu mentee. He walked into the room in KeMU’s 8th Floor in his characteristic well-cut blazer and shirt, and I thought to myself, “I want that blazer!” He was to talk about a topic that brings terror…


By Edwin Muema, a KamiLimu 5.0 mentee and SOC Analyst and Junior Penetration Tester at Visibility Technology Services.

Last year, I won the University Mega Cyber Challenge sponsored by the EC Council University (ECCU). ECCU is a part of the EC Council, which is the global institution that provides cybersecurity…


By Mwaniki Nyaga, KamiLimu Management Committee Member

Design provides us with choices to define ourselves. It is often hidden in places, within services and in business innovation. Nowadays, people are finding a deeper sense of identity, purpose and gratification through creating and maintaining connections, memories and experiences. Oftentimes, this cannot…


By Mwaniki Nyaga, KamiLimu Management Committee Member

Earlier this year, I posited that one of the key components of a strong community is an environment where members feel welcome to share their questions, knowledge, and ideas. I met Tabitha two years ago when she joined KamiLimu’s fourth cohort as a…


By Mwaniki Nyaga, KamiLimu Management Committee Member

In March this year, 10 days after he started his new role as a junior full-stack engineer at MediaPal, a programmatic advertising company, Meshack conducted a session on preparing for technical interviews alongside his new employer and MediaPal’s Co-Founder, Eric Wesonga. …


By Mwaniki Nyaga, KamiLimu Management Committee Member

Søren Kierkegaard said of life: it can only be understood backwards but must be lived forwards. Jacklyne Betty has thus far lived a life that reveals hidden motifs only in retrospect. We see her altruism come out from her initial interactions in nursery…


By Allan Wasega, KamiLimu Committee Member

One of the unique attributes that stand out for me regarding KamiLimu mentees is their resilience and desire to enhance their skills despite the obstacles that they may face. For example, last year, we admitted a student — Everlyn Asiko — from Kakamega-based Masinde…


By Mwaniki Nyaga, KamiLimu Management Committee Member

I first met Elena Mwangi when we were both KamiLimu 3.0 mentees working on a group innovation project. …


By Allan Wasega, KamiLimu Committee Member

Martin Mwangi, Cyber Security Professional Mentor.

I first met Martin Mwangi, who is the Technical Solutions Lead Consultant at Serianu Limited, when I was a KamiLimu 3.0 mentee as he was taking the group through the basics of cybersecurity. Looking back, what particularly stood out for me was his graceful…


By Allan Wasega, KamiLimu Committee Member

A collage of some online KamiLimu Mentorship sessions.

A recent email from Dr. Chao to the team sums up what many of us are experiencing:

2020 was the year when I won a big award, and two of my long-term desires were coming true. I had just been booked to speak at…

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KamiLimu is a free 8-month structured mentorship program that seeks to augment classroom learning for tech-aligned students at Kenyan universities.

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