Our Finalists

Kehinde Olaniyi

Kehinde Olaniyi

Kehinde is a Computer Science graduate of Fountain University, Osogbo. She is passionate about using technology to build a business around culinary experiences and is using the PinkIT platform to build on her background in Computer Science


 Adama Laruba

Adama Laruba

Adama Laruba has a master’s degree in Computer science from Federal University of Technology Minna; her academic research area explores image processing.
Her key interest areas in IT/Computer Science include Computer graphics and System analysis; she aims at building a career in IT until she realizes her dream of becoming a consultant in the field. She finds oil paintings fascinating

Chioma Ike

Chioma Ike

Chioma Ike is an Innovator and a women/girls advocate. She lives in Lagos, Nigeria;holds a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Chemistry from Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State; Diploma in French from L'Institut Francis Abuja; a member of Project Management Institute (PMI) and she speaks 5 languages.
Chioma has 3 years experience working at Heritage Bank as an innovation analyst. Her recent accomplishments includes working closely with her team and KPMG to set-up the Bank's Innovation centre and managing design/deployment of several software applications for the bank. In addition, she has dedicated most of her life to working as a volunteer for FEHD Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization focused on public health, sanitation and women empowerment.
Interacting with several software developers, Chioma became interested in programming which blossomed into a strong passion. Today, she dreams of becoming an Entrepreneur and a change-maker in the software industry.Her hobbies include travelling, playing chess and learning new things

Iveren Favour

Iveren Favour

Iveren Favour Shaguy is a web developer who is passionate about using technology and the creativity women naturally possess to make a difference in her country, Nigeria and the world.
She was a member of the team that won the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE) Award for the best Student Design Project in 2014. A recent Engineering graduate of the University of Lagos, she is an advocate of technology, continuous learning and innovation

Joyce Ayoola

Joyce Ayoola

Ayoola Joyce is a female graduate of Computer Science from Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, who hails from Kwara State. She is a Certified Oracle Java Professional and Web Developer. She possesses high Leadership quality and Entrepreneurial skills. Joyce is passionate about solving every day problems in her own capacity through creative and innovative strategies. As a source of inspiration, she greatly believes in the wise saying below: "Life is in phases, men are in sizes. Therefore, live every phase per time


Kafilat Adedeji

Kafilat Adedeji

Adedeji, Kafilat Olajumoke, a first class honors graduate of Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso, a Post Graduate degree holder from University of Ibadan and a PhD student in Olabisi Onabanjo University is an experienced agritech venture developer, investor, and mentor. Miss Adedeji loves to be known with mushroom cultivation technology and ponics (soiless) farming and would always tell people that ‘mushroom cultivation business’ is NOT the same as ‘mushroom’ business. She tries to create this awareness for the majority who has got wrong notion about the sustainability potential of mushroom cultivation.
Miss Adedeji founded and leads strategy development at Prudent Associates Agro-Industry, an agritech startup operating in Osogbo, South West Nigeria. Aside production of medium scale mushroom to meet the nutritional needs of the people of Osun State, she embarks on several initiatives to empower young and highly motivated females in her community to venture into mushroom production using low-cost technology. She is now on the verge of applying 3Dprinting technogy and automation system in her agriventure. she is keenly interested in developing a 3Daquaponics system for organic food production in urban centers.
Her efforts has earned her local and international invites to summits, workshops, and conferences. In the last three years, Miss Adedeji has led teams to attend workshops in three African countries: Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Nigeria; the recent being her invites as a guest speaker at Agric training for finalist students of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State and the Ekiti State Agricultural Summit where she sprouted participant’s interest in a sustainable and highly rewarding agritech venture.


Aboderin Foluke

Aboderin Foluke

Aboderin Foluke is a graduate of ObafemiAwolowo University and an emerging social entrepreneur and a potential technopreneur. She is interested in solving real life problems through technology and innovation and also in empowering more women to do the same


Obajuwana Kesiena

Obajuwana Kesiena

Computer Science graduate from the University of Leeds, very passionate about programming, education, computer forensics/security, gaming, and food . In my spare time I do small scale coding projects to sharpen skills, expose myself, learn about other platforms and technologies and master the science of computers


Sayo Babalola

Oluwasayo Babalola

Oluwasayo Babalola is a Windows Software developer. She is passionate about technology and bringing more women into playing important roles in the everyday technology. She holds a degree in Mathematics from Ekiti State University where she pioneered a Google Women Techmaker community. She is a Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Specialist in Dynamic CRM. She has developed and published Windows applications to the Store and she also has co-developed tens of web, Cloud and mobile cross platform apps.
She believes women are equally intelligent and are capable to contribute in solving the world's toughest problems with the power of technology when they are motivated and inspired to become software developers


Lilian Douglas

Lilian Douglas

Ezeugo Douglas Lilian, 23, grew up in Rivers State and graduated from Madonna University where She studied computer science, She is currently an entrepreneur based in Lagos State. She is passionate about computer forensic due to the high rate of crimes committed with the computer, my hobbies are reading and yoga