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SkillsCast

Lightning Talk by Young Coders

21st March 2019 in London at CodeNode

There are 27 other SkillsCasts available from iOSCon 2019 - The conference for iOS and Swift Developers

Lightning Talk by Young Coders

Femi Owolade-Coombes

Femi, aged 13, started coding when he was just 8 - hacking Minecraft using Python on the Raspberry Pi. He wanted to share what he'd learnt with his friends from his Tourette Syndrome support group which led to him setting up South London Raspberry which has run inclusive coding and robot workshops both here and abroad. he has won awards and praise from the Prime Minster for the work he has done the community. Femi was named on the Independent's Happy list and was recognised as one of the London Tech Advocates, 25 Under 25s rising talents.

Imran Hassan

Imran, aged 16, studies IT at Lambeth college and has recently started to code whilst attending the Young Coders MeetUps at Red Hat. He has partnered with Femi Owolade-Coombes to develop an App that will help young deaf learners, like himself, to spell words rather than just learning the sign language, as it impedes literacy development.

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Lightning Talk by Young Coders

Femi Owolade-Coombes

Femi, aged 13, started coding when he was just 8 - hacking Minecraft using Python on the Raspberry Pi. He wanted to share what he'd learnt with his friends from his Tourette Syndrome support group which led to him setting up South London Raspberry which has run inclusive coding and robot workshops both here and abroad. he has won awards and praise from the Prime Minster for the work he has done the community. Femi was named on the Independent's Happy list and was recognised as one of the London Tech Advocates, 25 Under 25s rising talents.

Imran Hassan

Imran, aged 16, studies IT at Lambeth college and has recently started to code whilst attending the Young Coders MeetUps at Red Hat. He has partnered with Femi Owolade-Coombes to develop an App that will help young deaf learners, like himself, to spell words rather than just learning the sign language, as it impedes literacy development.

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