"In recognition of your exceptional service training young people in digital skills, you are presented with the UK's 944th Point of Light Award on the 4th July 2o18." Rt Hon Theresa May MP Prime … [Read more...] about Accolades from the PM, and the Independent Happy List 2018 and a summer of up-skilling & learning React
Red Hat Summit 2018 Open Source, community and young people [9th May, San Francisco] I’m really honoured that Red Hat invited me to America to present a keynote at their Red Hat Summit 2018 as part of their Expanding the Universe of Open Source series. After a month of preparation which involved … [Read more...] about Red Hat Summit 2018
South London Raspberry Jam organised an awesome two day event at the Tate Modern for young coders from across the country. The Plan - to be organised by a team of young coders The idea was to hold a two day gathering of 12 young coders, who run workshops in their communities, from … [Read more...] about Young Coders Conference
“#MadePossibleByArm” filming, Femi’s Coding Bootcamp, 4th South London Raspberry Jam, MozFest and more.
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 … [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 … [Read more...] about ‘Highly Commended’ in the European Astro Pi Challenge