Kenya Summer 2010

Strathmore University
June 21, 2010 to July 30, 2010

Overview

The AITI Kenya program ran in two parts from June 21st through July 30th at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya. The first section, from June 21st through July 2nd, consisted of an intermediate general Java course meant to enable students to take part in the more advanced mobile technology lectures in the second section. Students were taught intermediate Java features including complete Java labs that facilitate mastery of the material. The second section featured advanced mobile technology curricula and a heavy emphasis on entrepreneurship and forming startups. Participation in the program was the most selective in the history of AITI, with over 500 students from all over Kenya applying for the 30 positions by sitting through a rigorous exam. Over 10 different universities from Kenya were represented with only the best of the best participating.

MIT Instructors / Mentors

Daniel Southern

Technical Lead

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Toan Tran-Phu

Entrepreneurship Lead

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sam Sinai

Technical Assistant

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Aakriti Shroff

Technical Assistant

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Statistics

  • Total Students: 38
  • Male Students: 9
  • Female Students: 3
  • Average Age: 31.0
  • Student Affiliation:
    • None: 28
    • Strathmore University: 10