Moringa School Graduates Third Class of Techies

Moringa School, a prominent player in the field of Educational Technology [EdTech], recently held its third graduation ceremony of the year at the Visa Oshwal Community Center in Nairobi. This event, themed “Code your Future: Redefining Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders,” marked a significant milestone in the institution’s ongoing mission to revolutionize tech education. The graduation celebrated the achievement of 1,090 students from its latest cohort, equipping them with skills in Software Engineering, Data Science, Product Design, Cyber Security, and DevOps.

Moringa School’s commitment to preparing its students for successful careers in the tech industry is evident in its impressive track record, boasting an 85% employment rate for job-seeking alumni within just 12 months of graduation. This statistic underscores the effectiveness of their approach in bridging the ever-widening tech skills gap.

Central to the event was the opportunity for alumni, current students, and recent graduates to connect with a diverse range of potential employers. This emphasis on networking highlights Moringa School’s dedication not only to nurturing tech talent but also to offering meaningful career pathways in the constantly evolving digital landscape.

One key aspect that sets Moringa School apart is its focus on providing cost-effective courses tailored to address current economic challenges. Beyond serving as Kenya’s Tech Talent Hub for recruitment agencies, the institution places a strong emphasis on outcome-based learning closely aligned with job readiness. The pivotal role played by the School’s Career Support Department in offering job search assistance, networking events, career fairs, and personalized opportunities underscores its commitment to meeting the dynamic needs of Africa’s burgeoning tech talent community.

In response to the rapidly advancing global tech landscape, Moringa School has introduced a master class in AI Strategy for Business Leaders. This program is specifically designed for senior executives and decision-makers seeking to harness the transformative potential of AI for business innovation and growth.

The event attracted distinguished guests and industry leaders, including figures such as Alice Munyu from Mozilla Corporation, Jente Rosseel of Elewa, Caroline Njuki from the International Labor Organization, Samson Kithika of UNICAF, and Winnie Karanu of Microsoft Philanthropies, who shared their insights and expertise.

Fiona Kirui, Moringa School’s Interim CEO, expressed her pride in the institution’s journey, stating, “Today marks not just another milestone at Moringa School, but a beacon of transformation in tech education—a journey we proudly celebrate with our graduates. Witnessing our graduates evolve from aspiring students to tech visionaries is not just exhilarating—it’s a testament to the transformative power of the education we provide. As we stride forward, our vision transcends borders, aiming to shape a global digital landscape that is innovative, inclusive, and forward-thinking.”

One of the recent software engineering graduates, Micah Barasa, shared their personal experience and aspirations, saying, “In my exhilarating journey at Moringa School, I, Micah Barasa, have successfully reached the pinnacle of my education as a software engineer. Throughout this immersive experience, I’ve honed my coding skills, navigated complex challenges, and fostered a collaborative spirit within the vibrant Moringa community. The hands-on learning environment, coupled with the guidance of experienced mentors, has empowered me to emerge not just as a graduate but as a proficient and adaptable software professional. As I step into the next chapter of my career, I carry with me the invaluable lessons and camaraderie forged during my time at Moringa School.”

Since its establishment in April 2014, Moringa School has trained over 7,000 students and achieved a remarkable placement rate, with more than 75% of its graduates securing positions in leading companies worldwide. Recognized as one of the top 50 EdTech companies in Africa by HolonIQ and acknowledged as a leader in tech education by the World Bank, Moringa School continues to play a pivotal role in the realm of tech-based learning.

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