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Ada Nduka Oyom

Ecosystem Community manager at Google, Founder She Code Africa and Open Source Community Africa. @

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Ada is the Founder of She Code Africa (SCA), a non-profit organisation focused on empowering young girls and women in Africa through technical skills, She founded SCA in 2016 and has since impacted over 5000 women members across 15 African countries with her team, while championing gender diversity in tech through it. She started out as a self taught Software developer in the university and has since become involved in several other organisations within Africa’s technology sphere. Her expertise in Developer relations and staunch advocacy for developers within Africa has earned her roles in several top organisations globally including her current engagement as the Ecosystem community manager for Sub-saharan Africa with Google. Ada is also actively involved in advocating for open source in Africa, hence co-founded ‘Open Source Community Africa’, one of the largest communities for open-source enthusiasts, advocates and experts across Africa. She is also the voice behind the tech podcast ‘[Forloop pod](https://podcast.forloop.africa/)' where she hosts technical talks and interviews with experts and individuals on their tech journey. She volunteers as a technical and career mentor under several mentoring programs to help more people grow in tech and has been awarded as one of Ytech 100 honourees by the Future awards Africa 2019, Top 50 TechWomen of Lagos by TechCabal and most recently awarded as the role model award winner in the Booking.com Tech Playmaker awards 2020 and one of the top 10 women making change through Education across the world, via the #WOWHopeBrigade exhibition

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