A banner showing the face of Adedoyin, the cloud engineer interviewed.
A banner showing the face of Adedoyin, the cloud engineer interviewed.

Our Diverting into Tech series focuses on people who made a switch to tech careers from other backgrounds. We try to understand how and why they made the switch, as well as how the journey has been.

Today’s focus is on Adedoyin Adeyemi, a Front-end developer and Cloud engineer. She was one of the top six graduates of the She Code Africa Cloud School program, and the winner of a Udacity nanodegree to continue learning cloud engineering.

Adedoyin’s story

“ In a place like Nigeria, it is very common to continuously adapt to situations. ”

She studied Pharmacology at Olabisi Onabanjo University…

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Do you find yourself feeling tired, unmotivated to work, and stressed lately?

Are there times when you feel exhausted and don’t know what to do to gain the motivation to work? If you can relate to any of these, then you may be on the way to, or already experiencing burnout.

What exactly is burnout?

The World Health Organization (WHO) categorized burnout as a “syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.” They identified it as an occupational phenomenon and not a medical condition. This means that it occurs as a result of work or occupational reasons.

It is a…

SCA international women’s day event poster
SCA international women’s day event poster

Abiola George is an international development expert and PhD researcher at the open university of the UK. She put together a presentation that helps us figure out whether an idea will work before committing a lot of things to it.

Bukola Kehinde is a software developer, web designer, fashion designer, speaker and writer. She shares how she switched her career path in her late 30s.

Bukola studied Microbiology at the University. Her first job after university was as a front customer service personnel in a transport organization. Her job was a shift job, so she was able to learn fashion design in her free time. During that period, she noticed that her brother who works in tech was thriving. He always had nice gigs and a good job. This challenged her to begin her research. …

There is no doubt that She Code Africa has always celebrated women in different ways. However, this month, we decided to do something different. We are going down the history lane to celebrate women who have made impacts and changes in the world as we would have known it.

March is known to be the women’s history month, a month dedicated to celebrating women around the world and appreciating them specially for being the amazing people that they are. …

Slack Chat with Ibifubara Davies ( Psychologist and Psychotherapist)

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A graphic flyer showing details of the event like the topic ,venue and date of the chat.

Ibifubara Davies is a psychologist and psychotherapist at NunguHealth, where she provides mental healthcare for people between ages eleven to forty-five. She helps people find balance in their lives, and deal with whatever difficult situations they may be going through.

In this chat, she talks about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and shares with us, how people can deal with it. Let’s dive in.

She Code Africa: Hi Ibifubara, it’s nice to have you here. Can you tell us a fun fact about you?

Ibifubara Davies: Fun fact about me, I like…

To be able to understand this part better, please click below 👇 to read the first part of this recap if you haven’t done that already.

Bukola Bisuga — Software Engineer, Interswitch Nigeria

Bukola builds financial cloud services and applications as a software engineer at Interswitch.

Bukola explained Cloud Computing as delivering computing services (servers, software, and databases) over the internet. The cloud computing stack includes Infrastructure As A Service (Iaas), Platform As A Service (Paas), and Software As A Service (Saas).

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An image of fireworks in the night.
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When I first thought of writing this, I asked myself why? “What exactly are you trying to achieve with this?” I didn’t have an answer, but I started writing it anyway. It was almost when I was done writing that I figured out an answer.

I’m writing this as a way to remind myself in the future of how tough this year was, and how hope and gratitude are all I feel as the year comes to an end.

Hope, because I really hope that this pandemic and everything it came with goes away soon, and gratitude because despite everything…

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Fetch API is one word that i have always heard being thrown around. If you have never had to work with it or do not even know what it means, it seems like something big, something we cannot relate to, or even something extremely difficult. Oh well, that’s not true and i’m here to tell you that.

Let’s start with what APIs mean.

According to Wikipedia, an application programming interface (API) is a computing interface which defines interactions between multiple software intermediaries.

Fetch on the other hand is a way to retrieve remote data inside your web page using the…

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A picture of an opened lock on a door.
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When we speak of Object-Oriented Programming, there is a very high probability that encapsulation will be mentioned. This is not mere coincidence because encapsulation is one of the four principles of object-oriented programming, alongside abstraction, inheritance, and polymorphism.

To know what encapsulation means, we need to understand why there is a need for it in the first place.


In our daily lives, we come across various examples of encapsulation. In the pills we take, the appliances we use and more. Let’s shed more light on the pills example. According to the oxford dictionary, encapsulation means ‘the action of enclosing something…

Hafsah Emekoma

Writer, reader, tech enthusiast, half-alien, half-human.

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