Ruth Kaveke is a graphics designer and the executive director of Pwani Teknowgalz in Mombasa Kenya. Pwani Teknowgalz is a not for profit organization working to bridge the gender parity for women in technology. The 26 year old has a Bachelors Degree in Information Communication Technology from Technical University of Mombasa.
Ruth is also a web developer and passionate about helping girls to take up STEM related courses. Presently, Miss Kaveke is one of the 2017 Techwomen Emerging leaders.
She is proactive in the Mombasa Girls in STEM project featured by the German Federal ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development in their #eskills4girls videos.
From 2015- 2016, Ruth was the front end developer for Infinte Data Solutions. She designed the company’s website and other website development work.
As an Intern at Crablinks Interactive, she worked on web development project assigned to her.
She has a global Challenge called the Technovation Challenge that encourages girls from around the world in solving a community problem by creating a dedicated mobile application towards those issues.
She has also worked with approximately 300 high school girls from 12 schools and about 140 young women in three universities in Mombasa, Kenya, for three years as a director in STEM programs.
In 2017, she co-organized the Django Girls Mombasa and trained over 40 ladies, most of whom had never programmed before.
She was the former director of M-power Ladies between February 2014-2015
Why TechHer Loves Her:
She is focused on engaging women and girls in the global digital revolution.