#TFAAspotlight: Regina Honu is the tech inspiration you all should know

Regina Honu is a Ghanaian Social Entrepreneur, software developer with 8 years’ work experience and founder of Soronko Solutions, a software development company in Ghana. She opened Soronko Academy, the first coding and human-centered design school for children and young adults in West Africa.

What else?

  1. Regina was nominated for the The Future Africa Awards Prize in Education, 2014.
  2. She has been named by CNN as one of the 12 inspirational women who rock Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
  3. The 36-year-old has been named as one of the six women making an impact in Tech in Africa and one of the ten female entrepreneurs to watch in emerging economies.
  4. She was named, in 2016, as Vlisco Brand Ambassador.
  5. Regina started the Tech Needs Girls Ghana movement which aims to train and educate more Ghanaian girls into studying technology- related courses. The movement is noted for teaching girls how to code. Tech Needs Girls was awarded in the 2014 Ghana CSR Diary Awards.
  6. She was honoured as one of Coca-Cola 60 Young achievers with an outstanding performance in Technology in 2017.
  7. She is a Vital Voices VVLead Fellow and part of the 100 exceptional women from the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network.
  8. As part of World Autism Day 2018, Regina partnered with Autism Ambassadors of Ghana for an Autism awareness session. The session helped to create awareness about autism and introduced an Autism Aid App which enable families of children living with Autism to access information from experts on how to take care of these kids.
  9. In an interview with CNN’s African Start-Up, she is described as a Ghanaian tech guru who wants to develop the next generation of women in technology.
  10. Regina is currently helping small and medium scale enterprises in Ghana create visibility and grow their business with technology.

Do we need to reiterate that Regina Honu is the future!


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