RU Wins Grant in Mozilla’s Responsible Computing Challenge
Riara University joins seven other esteemed institutions as recipients of the Responsible Computing Challenge grants. The initiative led by Mozilla and funded by USAID, puts Riara University at the center stage of Kenya’s pursuit of ethical computing. The 8 institutions will be the inaugural cohort in the country since Mozilla announced that they will be expanding their initiative to Kenya and India.
The Riara School of Computing Sciences through their Dean Prof. Felix Musau presented a project dubbed, ‘RAPID Computing Using Problem-Based Learning Approach’. The project aims to infuse ethics into computer science curricula with a multi-disciplinary approach to implement Responsibility, Accountability, Professionalism, Integrity, Diversity, and Inclusivity in the teaching of Introduction to Computer Systems to first-year students.
Riara University and its fellow awardees begin an exciting journey towards responsible computing in Kenya. Each institution brings forth an exciting project that intertwines ethics with various aspects of computer science education, challenging students to think critically and responsibly. As the spotlight shines on Riara University, it symbolises a commitment to shaping a digital world that excels in innovation and upholds the highest standards of ethics and responsibility.
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