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Most ‘Powerful’ woman in Ghana’s Tech Industry on hard truth about choosing a career in IT

Farida Efua Bedwei, a renowned Software developer and co-founder of Logiciel Company Ltd has revealed the realities of a software developer in an interview with top chat show “Ghana Yenso Mu”.

According to the celebrated entrepreneur and disability rights advocate, the dexterity of a programmer stems from not only a desire to venture into IT, but a thorough appreciation of the dynamics of application development.

Miss Bedwei, further explained that besides having the cognitive acumen to go through an Information Technology education, one must be prepared to devote much time to putting together codes guided by the discipline of IT to create applications that can solve real problems of society.

“Just as I would not go and stand before a judge to defend a person in court, because I have merely read a couple of Law books, students in the tech space should not be rushed into developing apps in their first year.

“Most often than not, some tout themselves as developers whereas, their apps cannot contain even 5,000 users at the go when it goes operational. This is because, a lot of them do not understand the architecture and backend of an app development. So, it’s important that persons who decide to take this career path embrace the entirely of the practice,” Farida Bedwei explained.

On another score, the IT Guru, observed that the youth, particularly, females have largely explored the technology industry in the past decade, to take advantage of the myriad opportunities that exist in the sector.

Watch full interview in video below.

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