EN Alumni wins BBC Hackathon competition and launches new app

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Photo credit: BBC.co.uk – The winners: Simi Awokoya (L), Bunmi Aworanti (C), Ola Taylor (R)


Earlier this year, the BBC 100 Women team hosted a coding competition with Facebook UK to give female developers the chance to create a unique social media product.

The winners included Bunmi Aworanti, Ola Taylor and Simi Awokoya, who had launched the new, inspirational “I AM” app, helping users to you match their emotions with the qualities of BBC ‘s Top 100 Women. 

Ola Taylor, was a student on our Elevate Your Future enterprise summer school in 2010 and went on to get achieve a First Class honours in Computer Science at the University of Leicester.

Ola says:

“We did this while working on full time jobs and at one point while in three different continents… At times we even used the app to inspire us when we were working on it – ‘I am Ola and I am resilient!”

We are extremely proud of our Elevation Networks alumni member and know Ola and her software development team will continue to make exciting moves and remain an inspiration to many young, BAME women in tech.

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