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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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AWESOME WEEK FOR US AT SHE HACKS AFRICA- TEAM SYNERGY, COHORT 9 WEEK 1

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We all walked into SHA (She Hacks Africa) with the aim of developing our coding skills but in one class, we discovered that the SHA initiative was more than that. We were introduced to WAAW Foundation and also the SHA initiative which is aimed at reaching the UN's Sustainable Development Goals 4, 5 and 8 which are Quality Education, Gender Equality and  Decent Work and Economic Growth respectively. There is just one word for our instructors (Ms. Tolu, Mr. Bolu and Ms.Funke) and that word is AWESOME. Their ability to break complex ideas into their barest form making it understandable for even beginners is remarkable. More remarkable is their hands on approach which helps to ensure that everyone is learning at the same pace. We were also graced with the presence of guest instructors…
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What Week 1 looks like for us – Team-Zenith, She Hacks Africa cohort 7

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We are team - Zenith and we will like to share our experience at the ongoing She Hacks Africa coding bootcamp, cohort 7 - Week 1. The program kicked off on Monday the 3rd of September, 2018. We were introduced to our amiable facilitators and participants: Tolu, Funke and Sidney. The classes, to our pleasant surprise started immediately with a lecture on How the Internet Works delivered by Funke. We proceeded on a short break with refreshments served by the foundation. We continued with HTML programming which was anchored by Sidney. The lecture was intensive yet simplified. We rounded up the day with an assignment to be submitted the next day. On Tuesday the 4th of September, we started the day with an interesting ice breaking session anchored by Funke…
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Highlights of the She hacks Africa Cohort 7 bootcamp, sponsored by Act foundation

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The WAAW She Hacks Africa coding, entrepreneurship and leadership training program (Cohort 7), sponsored by Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation, Act foundation started on the 3rd of September with all participants looking bright and highly expectant of what the following thirty days would bring, and as expected and even beyond, it was a great and impactful experience for me. My name is Blessing Adekanbi and I am one of the She hacks Africa cohort 7 students and the team ULTIMATE lead. I would like to share my experience with you.   The first week started and was filled with lots of activities. On the very first day, we began with icebreakers to get us set for the day’s tasks. We were also introduced to the boot camp officially and further enlightened about the WAAW…
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