FACILITATED BYDr. Chao Mbogo – 2018 Zuri Award Winner, 2017 TechWomen Fellow, 2017 Quartz Africa Innovator Program Lead KamiLimu.
Head of Computer Science Department and Lecturer, Kenya Methodist University.
ABOUT DR. CHAO
Dr. Chao graduated with a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Cape Town in December 2015. She contributes to IT through academia, her research focuses on supporting learners from resource-constrained environments, to learn programming on their mobile phones. She was a recipient of the Schlumberger Faculty for the Future award in 2015 and was also selected as one of 200 young researchers worldwide in Mathematics and Computer Science. Dr. Chao was also one of the winners of the 2014 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.
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