Month: October 2014

Esther Olatunde – from the slums to software developer

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-OZsy3ryTw&feature=youtu.be:0:0]   Esther Olatunde This Ajegunle-born youth became a software developer with the help of a Microsoft YouthSpark programme Growing up as a timid young girl with a low self-esteem in one of the most notorious slums in the suburbs of Lagos, Nigeria, Esther Olatunde could easily have become a miscreant … Read more »

President Obama’s YALI fellows are coming to Microsoft!

By Lutz Ziob Dean of 4Afrika Academy “Desire! That’s the one secret of every person’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire,” Johnny Carson There is no shortage of desire amongst African youth – desire to learn, desire to achieve, desire to make a difference. The goal of … Read more »