GHANAIAN TECH ENTREPRENEUR TEACHING WOMEN TO CODE
By Paul Ndiho
African women in tech series, we feature Regina Honu, a Ghanaian social entrepreneur, software developer, and founder of Soronko academy, the first coding and human-centered design school for children, young adults and women in west Africa.
Ms. Honu is a former Mandela Washington fellow – An initiative started by former US president Barack Obama, who used her grant money to help her community and empower women and girls in the technology sector. So far, her academy has trained over 4500 girls and women in computers and how to code.