Martha Njeri Chumo
VIDEO CREDIT: JOSEPH MATHAI – IHUB
Njeri, a young lady from Kenya and an IT enthusiast. On being denied a US visa to go to a hacking school, she decided to open up her own. At 18, she founded the DEV school, a school started to provide youth with computer programming knowledge and skills to build sustainable solutions using technology.
Dev school was started with a focus on women empowerment to address the great gender imbalance in the IT world. She launched an IndieGoGo campaign to set up her venture and has employed a team of software developers.