Welcome to our podcast where creative tech guys discuss various topics in entrepreneurship, life, tech (of course), and technology in Africa;
30. Charlene Hunter - Studying Maths, Starting Coding Black Females, Tech Industry and More++
In today's episode, we have another amazing guest, Charlene Hunter the founder of Coding Black Females. Coding Black Females is a nonprofit organisation that aims to provide opportunities for Black female developers through meetups, events, and more. The organisation has partnered with companies such as Monzo, Conde Nast, BBC and more.
In this long and exciting chat, Charlene tells us about managing the organisation during this coronavirus pandemic, her love for Maths and Computer Science, and how she started Coding Black Females. Charlene was exposed to tech from a very young age, coming from a family filled with techies and playing with the BBC Micro computer at school. She tells us about this remarkable experience. We also discuss the systemic racism and biases that exist within the tech industry and how we can encourage more black kids to get into tech. There is a lot of interesting topics discussed so be sure to listen.
If you want to support Coding Black Females, visit their website at https://codingblackfemales.com/supportus to find out how.
Stay safe everyone
Blacks in Science: Ancient and Modern (Journal of African Civilizations) by Ivan Van Sertima
African Mathematics: History, Textbook and Classroom Lessons by Robin Walker and John Matthews
29. Twenty Tips for 2020 and The New Decade
In today's episode, Brandon and Wal2.0 provide you with some tips they've learnt from the past decade that has helped them. Brandon shares ten life tips he has learnt from the previous decade and Wal2.0 shares five life tips as well as five tech tips.
They hope these tips are as useful to you as it has been to them.
Thanks for listening,
28. Micheal John - Starting seven startups, Getting Poached, Ad-Tech and more ++
Hello guys! Our first Quadcast in Nigeria and expect more to come. In today's episode, Brandon has a chat with another astonishing guest, Michealpreneur, a serial entrepreneur from Nigeria. Micheal tells us about his journey from starting seven startups to getting poached by an accelerator company and his latest venture Druve.
We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did, peace.
27. Tara Ojo - on studying Multimedia Computing, Being a Tech Lead, STEM ambassador and more++
We're back with another astonishing guest, Tara Ojo. In today's episode, Tara tells us about her journey from studying Multimedia Computing to becoming a tech lead at Future Learn. We also talk about leadership and her effort to get young black kids into STEM and more.
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STEM (schools): https://t.co/datz4FvMSs
Radical Candor: https://t.co/SsdMEUq8mg
Lead developer conference talks: https://t.co/OBJASfB05U
26. Our guest Blessy talks about transitioning from Electronic Engineering to Software Testing, Kobo360's $30 million funding round and more
In today's episode our first ever guest, Blessy, talks about graduating from university with an Electronic Engineering degree and then securing a role as a software tester. He tells us about his experience of studying Electronic Engineering, why he transitioned to software testing, how he got the role, and more.
In our Tech in Africa segment, we talk about one of Nigeria's hottest haulage startup, Kobo360, and their recent $30 million funding round. We also talk about Africa's promising Free Trade Agreement and the impact it will have on companies like Kobo360.
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25. Programming can be tough, Will Ethiopia become an African startup hub?
In today's episode, Wal2.0 and Brandon talk about their experience with the programming language Java. They discuss how they overcame their problems with Java and also provide tips for anyone who is currently learning Java or any other programming language. In the Tech In Africa segment, they discuss Ethiopia's desire to become an African tech hub. However, there is one thing stopping Ethiopia from doing so, listen to find out what it is.
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It’s not everyday you hear 4 black guys talk so passionately about technology, Africa and diversity in the way they do! They bring various perspectives and it’s so great how informative yet entertaining the podcast is, it almost feels like I’m in the conversation with them! I especially enjoyed the podcasts featuring Tara. It’s refreshing to hear her journey in industry from a woman who looks like me. The podcast is full of gems, look forward to upcoming ones!
I love listening to these guys and hearing about interesting topics in tech from people who look like me. I also love the fact that they talk about tech in Africa. Keep going guys!