Ada Nduka Oyom
Nominated in the Category: IT-Tech
Description of the project / start-up
Status of the project / start-up:
Project is finished / start-up is founded
SheCodeAfrica is an organization created to focused on empowering young girls and women in technology across Africa, with the vision of achieving equal representation of women in all technology career roles. Its mission is to build a community that fosters technical growth, networking, mentorship, and visibility at all levels of career roles in technology. SheCodeAfrica core values include teamwork, community, technical growth, leadership, and visibility.
Members of SheCodeAfrica benefit from diverse offline and online communities that provide support, resources, and mentorship. It monitors and provides resources for the growth of its members, ensuring they meet their personal and career goals.
Additionally, SheCodeAfrica offers professional guidance through intensive mentorship programs and networking opportunities with other women in technology in Africa. The USP of SheCodeAfrica is its focus on building a community that empowers and supports women in technology across all levels of career roles in Africa.
Why does her project / start-up promote digitalisation?
SheCodeAfrica promotes digitalization by empowering young girls and women in technology across Africa through building a community that fosters technical growth, networking, mentorship, and visibility at all levels of career roles in technology. Its programs and initiatives provide resources, support, and guidance for the learning journey and career field of their members, utilizing online and offline platforms to ensure their digital connectivity and engagement. By building a community that supports women in technology across Africa, SheCodeAfrica promotes digitalization by increasing the representation and participation of women in technology.
The DFLA and the motto "Be bold, be brave, be you" stand for new ideas and the courage to be the first. Where is the nominee first and a pioneer for others or just brave enough to be herself?
Ada Nduka Oyom has demonstrated boldness and courage by establishing an NGO with a vision to achieve equal representation of women in all career roles in technology in Africa. She took the initiative to build a community that supports technical growth, networking, mentorship, and visibility for women in technology across all levels of career roles. Her core values of teamwork, community, technical growth, leadership, and visibility are reflected in SheCodeAfrica's programs and initiatives that provide community support, monitored growth, and professional guidance to help women in tech achieve their personal and career goals. By this, Ada has shown bravery in taking action towards addressing the gender gap in technology in Africa.