Top 15 Young Geeks - Class of 2019

Sewagodimo Matlapeng

Sewagodimo Matlapeng

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Sewagodimo's Biography

Sewagodimo is a software engineer, half marathon runner and tech Youtuber. She started programming at 16 years old, she has since graduated with a Bsc(Hons) in Computer Science and 3D Gaming from UCT. She now works as a software engineer for, she is also the lead for Developer Circles Cape Town and editor for Indoni Space Digital Magazine (dedicated to celebrating Black Women Developers).

Some of her open source projects include the Open Curriculum (a content sharing platform for teachers) and Buza Answers, (a Q&A site for high school learners). Sewagodimo has given talks at both national and international conferences such as, DevConfZA, PyConZA, Women in Tech Africa and the Facebook Start Summit. In her spare time she enjoys running and creating tech content for her YouTube channel 'Sunshine in my Code':

You are not the next Bill Gate or Elon Musk, you are YOU! Don't model your life to replicate the next person, focus on the things you are passionate about. Be YOURSELF.

- Herself

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Dear South African Geeks,

- Sewagodimo Matlapeng

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