Rachael Orumor is a serial entrepreneur who is changing the world of technology.
Born in Nigeria, living in Benin, she runs 2 companies in both countries.
When she studied technology at school, there were only 2 women in class compared to 40 men.
It prompted her to get more women in IT and also to start businesses with a boldness that only a few people have.
She has given conferences all over the world (Benin, Rwanda, United States, Haiti, etc) about tech.
An ex-United States presidential candidate called her personally to participate in a Robotics challenge in the US.
Her story is an amazing testimony for African women in tech.
In this episode you will learn:
•how Rachael won her first client
•how an ex-US presidential candidate contacted her for a Robotics challenge
•how she became a Google Developer
•what she does to get more African Women in Tech
•why she still does a lot for free
•how her linguistics studies helped her expand your business
•how she sees the future of technology in Africa
Her site is www.rachaelo.com.