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A weekly podcast series that focuses on young Africans who had to rise above the limitations back home to venture into the little-known waters within the tech space across the globe, with the sole purpose to encourage young ones to build interest in technology and innovation as this is going to be the driving force for development in Africa. It would also feature stakeholders with interest in the Technology ecosystem on the African continent with a mission to drive positive change and development especially through skills building, infrastructure provisioning, and Resource building

A weekly podcast series that focuses on young Africans who had to rise above the limitations back home to venture into the little-known waters within the tech space across the globe, with the sole purpose to encourage young ones to build interest in technology and innovation as this is going to be the driving force for development in Africa. It would also feature stakeholders with interest in the Technology ecosystem on the African continent with a mission to drive positive change and development especially through skills building, infrastructure provisioning, and Resource building
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Location:

United States

Description:

A weekly podcast series that focuses on young Africans who had to rise above the limitations back home to venture into the little-known waters within the tech space across the globe, with the sole purpose to encourage young ones to build interest in technology and innovation as this is going to be the driving force for development in Africa. It would also feature stakeholders with interest in the Technology ecosystem on the African continent with a mission to drive positive change and development especially through skills building, infrastructure provisioning, and Resource building

Twitter:

@ctrlescapee

Language:

English

Contact:

5034514858


Episodes

The Journey Episode #007 - Afia Owusu-Forfie

3/23/2019
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She is prolific, inspirational and motivated, pushing against the odds to bring technology and soft skills to young Africans who want to make their mark in technology. She believes in Hard work , dedication, believing in yourself and making the ordinary person extraordinary.

Duration:01:15:01

The Journey Episode #006 - Tanaka Mutakwa

3/15/2019
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Motivated to inspire others, our guest on this episode is a traveler, a runner, and a change maker who believes in creating access to equal opportunities on the African continent.

Duration:00:49:29

The Journey Episode #004: Wonder Paddy Dadzie

3/2/2019
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Inspired by the passion to be an agent of change, in the mist of several challenges, he devised simple strategies to overcome the obstacles, invested his time and determined not to stop after a pass mark. Tune in, lets get talking with Wonder Paddy Dadzie #letsgettalking #africanminds #ctrlesc

Duration:00:52:55

The Journey Episode #003 - Akua O. Ahenkorah

2/22/2019
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" You can do it, just believe in yourself, when you fail, learn from it and start all over again" With her first encounter being a VTech Kids Laptop, Akua, is our guest this week. Being the first female to be employed in an all men's company, she rubbed shoulders with them rising through the ranks and today is the Operations Manager of the company.

Duration:00:39:36

The Journey Episode #002 - Charles Martey

2/15/2019
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Though he wanted to be a civil engineer, the spotlight this week is on Charles Martey. His story is one of passion and the determination to venture into a completely new space with the sole goal of making change.

Duration:00:46:04

The Journey Episode #001 - Felix Sie

2/7/2019
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This week, the spotlight is on Felix Sie, who despite all his difficulties and no prior knowledge or idea about computers took the leap of faith and ventured into the unknown. Today he's making his mark as one of the top BI Developers in the United States of America.

Duration:01:02:13

The Journey: Plot

2/4/2019
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The Journey is the first series on ctrl+esc, where I interview Africans in technology across the globe. Digging into their lives, the good, bad and ugly of how they got into their respective fields, things they do aside tech, and more importantly, advice and ideas for the up and coming Africans venturing into this never-ending world of technology.

Duration:00:00:39