About our community

We are an innovation-driven centre building a community of daring media innovators. The Aga Khan University Media Innovation Centre (MiC), is where fascinating people gather to innovate, share and collaborate. Our community is built on trust, adventure, learning and long term symbiotic relationships. We have loads of benefits for our community, some customized to fit the specific needs of our community members.

Through our partnership with the DW Akademie and access to the global Aga Khan Network, the community gets a truly fulfilling learning experience. From interacting with the experts to building networks and engaging with various stakeholders  to bring about positive change in the East African media landscape.


Meet our Community Members

We boast a diverse pool of media innovators and practitioners shaping the media space in East Africa. From international award-winning journalists to techies and media start-ups in different sectors. We invite you to meet our community members and get to know and hear first-hand about their contributions.





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Our Innovators-in-Residence Alumni

More on the Innovators-in-Residence Program here


Debunk Media is a pioneer in digital media in Africa. It brings together journalists, data scientists, filmmakers, illustrators and animators through the art of storytelling to break down issues that affect us all.


Ludique works

Ludique works is a video game publishing company that seeks to change the way people play video games in Africa while offering an avenue for people to tell unique African stories through the medium of games.


Become a Member

We are growing and you can grow with us by becoming a member.

Become a partner

Join our partner ecosystem as an investor, media partner, collaborator, event partner or share any other great ideas you might have.  Submit your idea in 1-page or less describing the type of partnership you envision HERE.

Work with us

As a Mentor

The Media Innovation Centre is looking for inspiring mentors. If you are an authority and you are keen on sharing knowledge, we are looking for you.

We have had CEOs, Cabinet Secretaries, Media Executives, and many more as mentors. You can join them in supporting the growth of our community. Apply here.

As a Trainer

We have several training opportunities that you could seize and become part of the MiC team. Our training is primarily on entrepreneurship and journalism but we are open to having applications in supporting areas. Apply here.

As a Student Volunteer

The MiC has student-run initiatives in universities with a year-long commitment. If you are interested in becoming a student volunteer, please apply HERE.

The volunteership sharpens the student’s skills in team leading, opens up a world of opportunities, and allows them to explore areas that are practical to their future goals. The benefits are invaluable!

Some students volunteer their animation skills to the MiC, some run programs in universities, others support the MiC during events. Apply HERE for consideration.