She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp

Africa, programming, Software, Technology, Women, Youth
We live in a world where technology is continuing to evolve. Technology is drastically changing how we do everything in our lives. It’s more common than ever to get around using Uber or Taxify, technology-driven transportation companies. Companies like Quick Teller and PayPal are changing how we pay for things. It seems every industry is being radically impacted by how technology is shaping the world around us. Software is taking over the world. This shift changes how we live our lives, but also requires employees with software engineering skills capable of building the technology that we all use. Attending a coding boot camp is a viable path to transition into a career in web development as an alternative (or supplement) to graduating with a 4 year degree in Computer Science…
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Summary of She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp -Cohort 10

programming, Software, Technology, Women, Youth
The WAAW She Hacks Africa coding Boot camp with Entrepreneurship and Leadership training program (Cohort 10), sponsored by Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation, ACT Foundation started on the 20th  of May with participants looking bright and highly expectant of what the following twenty days would bring, and as expected and even beyond, it was a great and impactful experience for both the participants and facilitators. First Day of the boot camp regardless of the rain participants still showed up as we expected. Everyday of the week starts off with lots of fun and activities. Participants got introduced to icebreakers. An activity/game that is used to welcome and warm up the conversation among participants. They were also introduced to the boot camp officially were participants had to introduce themselves and further enlightened about the…
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INTERVIEW: She Hacks Africa Alumni at Re:learn

Africa, CS, programming, Software, STEM, Technology, Women, Youth
An interview session with two of our She Hacks Africa alumni that currently works at Re:Learn, an arm of Co-creation hub Tell us a little bit about you ? Ufuoma Famous: My name is Ogaga Ufuoma Famous, the third child in a family of four, I was born and raised in Benin City, Edo State. I returned to my state of origin, where I had my tertiary education in Biochemistry from the prestigious Delta State University, Abraka. I answered the clarion call in 2016 and served in ancient city of Ibadan, Oyo State. My passion for knowledge has led me to obtain certifications in Human Resource Management, Project Management, Health Safety and Environment and Basic First Aid. Olije Dominic: My name is Olije Dominic Isioma, I am the first child in a family of six, while growing up, I…
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Female Developers and The Impostor Syndrome – Mary Abiodun (She Hacks Africa Alumni)

Female Developers and The Impostor Syndrome – Mary Abiodun (She Hacks Africa Alumni)

Africa, CS, imposter syndrome, programming, Software, STEM, Technology, Women, Youth
Within the short time I have been in the tech ecosystem, I have had the opportunity to have several discussions with countless number of female developers and one thing that is common among them is the impostor syndrome. With female developers who have more years of experience, the story is different as they have found ways to overcome it. I as a person, I’m not left out in this. Sometimes, I still find myself feeling like I do not know enough to do some “techie” things or take on some tech projects but I have found ways to overcome it too which I will be sharing here. The male folks are not exempted from the impostor syndrome as well. For them, it comes in form of pricing themselves too low…
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