Ok, I have to warn you this may be a slightly long blog post as I have done a million amazing things since the end of the Summer. I'll keep it as brief as possible and use sub-titles so you can glance through and read what catches your interest. Ultimately, I can't believe what we have achieved … [Read more...] about “#MadePossibleByArm” filming, Femi’s Coding Bootcamp, 4th South London Raspberry Jam, MozFest and more.
After a successful 'Sold Out' series of events at Rise London (Shoreditch) over the Summer holidays with Mums In Technology, I've decided to run another Coding bootcamp for 5-7 years and 8+ but this time a bit closer to home, at the wonderfully quirky cafe 'Canvas and Cream' in Forest Hill. There … [Read more...] about Running Coding Workshops over October Half Term
Day 1: Bangladesh Roadtrip - setting off for Dhaka. After a 14 hour flight we arrived in Dhaka, Bangladesh, safe but very tired. Local time it was 4.40am in the morning but for us it was around 11.30pm. No problem getting all our electrics through (100 Micro:Bits, 10 Crumble Robot kits & 11 … [Read more...] about Hackerfemo’s Bangladesh Roadtrip: Introducing the Micro:Bit & Robot workshops over 12 days.
I have some great news. Can you believe it? I am one of only 20 young people in the world to get the Inaugural Legacy Award!!! In May, this year I was invited to St James' Palace to receive my award from Their Royal Highnesses, Prince William and Prince Harry. It was a fabulous day of celebration … [Read more...] about Proud to be awarded a Diana Award & Inaugural Legacy Award
I am very proud to announce my Bangladesh Campaign. Weʼre raising £1,000 so I can run Robot & Physical Computing workshops for 100 kids from low income families in Bangladesh. As you know, I'm just 11 so my mum's coming with me. We launched the campaign on 23rd April and did our first talk at … [Read more...] about I’m taking my Robot workshop to Bangladesh
Fantastic news, our entry for the European Astro Pi Challenge achieved a 'highly commended' award and our programmes, written in Python, will collect data on the International Space station (ISS) over a three hour period. The SLRJammers' team consisted of 5 young coders aged between 9-15 … [Read more...] about ‘Highly Commended’ in the European Astro Pi Challenge
It was fantastic being invited by UAL's Digital Maker Collective to be a guest maker at the Tate Exchange. I did the first Wednesday session out of a total of 4 events every fortnight that are being held in the new Digital Arts space on the 5th floor of Tate Modern's new … [Read more...] about Digital Maker Collective @ Tate Exchange & Astro Pi Challenge
First of all - apologies for not keeping up to date. Technical problem - my Mac is broke! But there have been so many things to write about - so I'm going to have to be brief as I'd like to write about the amazing stuff happening here and now in 2017. So in October, 2016 we were … [Read more...] about Saying Farewell to 2016 & Starting 2017 0n a High
It has been a long time coming but finally MozFest season is upon us. It was great today, meeting the crew again at Ravensbourne college at the O2. This year Dorine and Andrew, the youth zone wranglers, decided to push my skills further by getting me to collaborate with Nic Hughes (@duck_star ) on a … [Read more...] about Preparation for MozFest 2016