DevFest Nairobi Student Edition

Strathmore University, Karen Ole Sangale Rd, off Langata Road, in Madaraka Estate, Nairobi, 00200

DevFest Nairobi Student Edition is a vibrant and inclusive tech conference designed specifically for students and young tech enthusiasts. This annual event provides a unique platform for the next generation of tech leaders to dive into the world of technology, gain valuable insights, and connect with industry professionals.

Oct 28, 2023, 5:30 AM – 3:00 PM



Key Themes

AndroidCareer DevelopmentCompose CampDevFest on CampusFirebaseGoogle CloudMachine LearningWeb

About this event

Inspirational Talks: DevFest Nairobi features keynote speakers and tech professional who share their experiences, knowledge, and insights, inspiring attendees to pursue their tech passions.

Interactive Workshops: Participants can engage in hands-on workshops and technical sessions covering a wide range of topics, from coding and app development to artificial intelligence and blockchain.

Networking Opportunities: The event offers ample networking opportunities, allowing students to connect with fellow tech enthusiasts, mentors, and potential employers.

Career Development: DevFest Nairobi also provides valuable information on career paths, job opportunities, and internship programs, helping students kickstart their tech careers.

Diversity and Inclusion: The event emphasizes diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from various backgrounds and fostering an environment where everyone's voice is heard.

Fun and Engagement: Beyond tech discussions, DevFest Nairobi includes fun activities, competitions, and tech challenges that make learning enjoyable and interactive.


Registration and Networking
GDSC Breakfast
Grand Opening and Welcoming Address
Opening Keynote
Breakout Session 1
Breakout Session 2
Photo Session & Lunch
Keynote Address 2
Keynote Address 3
Lightning Talks
High-Energy Closing Ceremony with Dance Performances and Prize Giveaways


  • Marjan Hussein

    Multimedia University of Kenya

    Ex GDSC Lead

  • Andrew Nderitu

    Ex-GDSC Lead

  • Nellius Kyalo

    GDSC Lead Strathmore University


  • Nellius Kyalo

    GDSC Lead

  • Wanjiru Mbuthia

    Events Manager

  • Catherine Kuria

    IoT Lead

  • Maxwell Opondo

    Android Lead

  • Danroy Mwangi

    Strathmore University

    Design Lead

  • Melissa Kang'ara

    Cloud Lead

  • Tricia Nyoike

    Cybersecurity Lead

  • June Ngumbau

    ML/AI Lead

  • Shreeya Patel

    Strathmore University

    Social Media Manager

  • Alvin Lukilah

    Graphics Designer

  • Jimmy Chepkurui

    Web Development Lead

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