Pink IT Participants Shines at UN Hackathon

Yes, we are raising “game changers” , 2 of our participants were in the 6-man winning team at the recently-held UN Hackathon. Thank you for making us proud, Oluwasayo Babalola and Laruba Adama. Congratulations to the team! We look forward to your idea materializing into a full-fledged business and to a successful presentation at the UN headquarters, New York.

My Pink iT Journey So far – By Sayo Babalola

The Encounter: I was scanning through my emails  as usual one afternoon when I saw a mail from Pink iT showing the schedule of interviews with semi-finalists. I was so excited my name got shortlisted. I scheduled my interview and anxiously waited, and got everything ready for the Skype interview. The interview went well but there was connectivity issues, this made the video experience not...

Interview with Funmilola Kesa, a .DOT Net Developer

This week, Pink IT caught up with another smart lady and a friend of Pink IT. She is Oluwafunmilola Kesa. ‘Funmi is a .DOT Net developer at TIMWE group, she enjoys solving problems, she loves to learn from- and work with enthusiastic people who love what they do. Please read below our interview with her     Pink IT : Can you tell us about...

Key Things I have learned as a Female Programmer – Chioma Ezedi

Why should I build a career in software development? My Journey into a career in computer programming was greatly inspired when I attended an NSC (Nigerian Computer Society) conference as a student in Computer Engineering Diploma course, but the real journey started in my 200 level as an undergraduate, when one of my favorite lecturers Engineer Ngozi took us a course titled FORTRAN Programming language....

Week 2: Product Design, Development and Data Analytics

In our bid to raise female game changers in the software industry, one of the core part of the programme is Product Development. We had intensive Product Development sessions on January 14th 2017. The day started with Erica Nwankwo, a “Design Evangelist” at Autodesk USA who laid a good foundation to “Design Thinking” and also reviewed our participants’ proposed products in line with the principles...

Yemurayi Chiyande

My Journey to Software Development – Yemurayi

My journey…   May 2008, the university applications are finally out…curiosity…I go through the newspaper…heart knocking at my ribs…boom..boom.. Yemurayi Chinyande…My name… there…WHAT!!! Computer Science. They must be kidding me. I shed a tear or two. That’s the summary of how my journey started. I applied and got a program I was not expecting to get. I wanted Chemical Engineering but it turns out, the...

What it takes to be a female software developer – Anne Alu

Our spotlight today flashed on a fun-to-be-with lady who is experienced in the field of software development. Anne is a computer science graduate from the University of Benin, she initially majored in Commercial Arts while in secondary school, but early enough she developed interest in sciences and pursued her new-found dream. Today she is a senior software developer, With knowledge in various technology areas, such...