More Nigerian Girls Need to Code: An Interview with

Rahama Obadak
Marketing & Comms, Flexisaf
"Computing is too important to be left to men" - Karen Sparck Jones, former Professor of Computers and Information at Cambridge Computer Laboratory

We spoke during digital inclusion week, about the importance of making technology skills of the future available to all socio economic classes and genders.In Nigeria especially, and Africa the tech ecosystem is still a very male dominated space. While this is the case all over the world, the gap is closing everywhere else. In Nigeria however, it is common for women and young girls to view coding, computing and many technical courses as career paths for men. That needs to change.Many organisations are already taking this upon themselves to xxx. Google has championed this case, xx, Django girlsAmina, a graduate of computer science shares her passion and her dreams with us.