Female Geeks

Recognising local talent, herewith the Top 15 Young Geeks doing
the work beyond the surface within the local Geek Culture.

All Geeks Other Years

Profiling Talent

A check on the health of the South Africa Geek Culture, work being done, shortfalls and future forecast.

Channel Support

Highlighting the needs of local Geeks and Highlighting the needs for support to nurture young talent.

Inspire The Future

A quest to help young school learners see what is possible and build up same energy and stamina on them.

Here are the Geeks named for 2022 #Top15YoungGeeks

Female Geeks part of #Top15YoungGeeks

Azile Mdleleni

MSc Geoinformatics Student/ University of Pretoria

She obtained her BSc and BScHons in Geoinformatics from the University of Pretoria and currently perusing her MSc Geoinformatics. For her honours degree, her research focused on investigating daily...

Carol Khoza

Software Developer/ Vidly IT

Dineo Malatjie

Cyber Security Intern/ CSIR

Dineo hails from Mpumalanga, initially came to Gauteng to study medicine but ended Computer Systems Engineering as her second preference in which she found something she have always been passionate...

Doreen Mokoena

Internet Governance Coordinator/ ZADNA

Digital Forensics, Criminal investigation, Policy and Regulations, Internet Governance, data privacy, and Cybersecurity are her passions. A driving force behind her undying dedication to bring toge...

Farisani Nonyana

Software Developer/ Mediro-ICT / GirlCode

Leave No One Behind

Farisani strives to introduce young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to the world of tech.

What she is doing is contributing to the SA tech ecosy...

Hlulani Baloyi

Digital Analyst/ Girl Rising

Hlulani Baloyi is a Digital analyst(Full stack developer),working for a consulting firm. She graduated from the Tshwane University of Technology in 2014 with a Diploma in Information and Communicat...

Kamogelo Charmaine Thebe

Junior Software Developer/ GirlCodeZA

She's a Junior Software Developer, GirlCode Volunteer and a youtuber(recently created her channel). She studied Computer Systems Engineering at the Vaal University of technology. She wants to b...

Keoikantse Botlholo

Founder/ www.kidsinict.co.za

Building up support

It would hopefully reach more young developers and startups' Directors to look into doing the same, "opening the industry like we usually say".

Lebogang Madise

Facilitator/ mLab SA

Lebo started off with developing apps targeting devices that run on the Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 platform where she acquired knowledge and skills that can be used in executing any software development...

Lethokuhle Shandu

Test Analyst Apprentice/ Kaleidocode Pivot

A 4th-year student studying for my Diploma: ICT in Applications Development at the Durban University of Technology, a Beta Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador (MLSA) and a Test Analyst Apprentice at...

Mokgadi Rasekgala

Fashion Designer/ The Luxury Craft

After completing her honours in Computer Science at Wits, attending a fashion popup event gave her tech side a new found passion in e-commerce specifically in the fashion space. She describes herse...

Nangamso Tshwete

Software Developer/ Amdocs

Developer on the move

Described as 'quite sharp and perceptive', Nangamso grasps complexity quite well and works well with others. She's been given recognition all over the...

Nokwanda Maranjane

Skills Accelerator/ mLab Southern Africa

Nokwanda grew up in Springs in the and then later studied Information Technology(IT) at the Tshwane University of Technology. She completed her studies in 2014 and 2015 was a beginning of her&...

Pertunia Tladi

Associate Technical Engineer/ SQS Group

Pertunia grew up in Polokwane, Limpopo and graduated with a Bcom(IT) degree from the University of the Free State in Bloemdivein.Currently a Technical Engineer at SQS Group.

During h...

Raesetje Sefala

Masters Student/ Wits University

Address World Problems - Data Science

Raesetje is passionate about what she does. Not only is she focused on technical problem solving but she is also passionate about seeing more women...

Rebecca Franks

Android Engineering/ Dynamic Visual Technologies

Rebecca is the Android Engineering Lead at Dynamic Visual Technologies. She qualified cum laude from the University of Johannesburg in 2012 with a BSc (Hons) in Information Technology.

Regina Kgatle

CEO/ Educare

Cleverly disguising educational content in arcade-style games, Regina Kgatle is blurring the boundaries between learning and play.

Her company, Educade, offers a selection of games t...

Sewagodimo Matlapeng

Software Engineer/ PRAEKELT.org
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....

Thoko Miya

Project Manager/ GirlHype

Thoko Miya is a Project Manager at Girlhype NPO, an organisation based at Look out Hill Khayelitsha in Cape Town. Girlhype teaches young women from the community of Khayelitsha coding, programming...

Tshireletso Kgabi

Cyber Security Engineer/ Performanta Group

First in South Africa and Africa to be a CyberArk Delivery Engineer. The youngest female Technical security lady in PAM. Experienced Cyber Security Engineer with a demonstrated history of working i...

Tsitsi Marote

Data Scientist/ Teraflow.ai

Tsitsi is co-owner of Guardian Health. She is also thriving in a male dominated industry and team as a Data Scientist and Data Engineer. She is the only woman in her team and has thrived in under 2...

Vanessa Sekati

Co-Founder/ VT Netsecure

A Digitally-Secure World

I am on a mission to change the world, I started VT Netsecure to combat one of the issues we face as the world currently which is cyber security attacks.

Vuyo Mhlotshane

Co-Founder/ Loakit

Xoliswa Mahlangu

Curriculum developer and technology integration specialist/ SLG (Future Nation Schools / Sifiso Edtech)

Xoli is a Computing Curriculum Developer and Technology Integration Specialist at Future Nation Schools. A self-proclaimed Tech Fairy and technophile, whose mission is to demystify tech and make it...

Yenziwe Ngwenya

Social and Community Manger/ Humanz AI (South Africa)

She is a BCom accounting graduate who is passionate about people, marketing, design and digitization. Yenzi is currently a full time social media manager at Humanz and part time content creato...

Zanda Isaacs

Founder and CEO/ Ting Tang Tea

A Digital Marketing Geek in the e-commerce space, her entrepreneurial endeavours began at the age of 10, selling stickers to her peers. Her pursuits journeyed with her through her schooling career...