5 Nigerian secondary school girls aka #Teamsaveasoul have made the country proud in an international mobile app competition organized in the United States. This was the Technovation competition 2018 held in Silicon Valley, California.
The #TeamSaveASoul comprised of five students of Regina Pacis College, Onitsha, Anambra State.
Iridescent, a nonprofit empowering underrepresented young people globally to become innovators and leaders, announced that two teams of girls – one from India and Nigeria – won top honours at its 2018 Technovation World Pitch Summit, the world’s largest tech entrepreneurship program for girls ages 10-18.
The two teams were named winners in the senior and junior divisions, respectively, during the “Global Innovation Celebration” held in the San Jose Theatre Aug. 9.
The celebration was the final event in the week-long World Pitch Summit Aug. 6-10. Finalists and visiting teams travelled from around the world for networking, field trips to tech companies, and career-building workshops.