Emmanuella Mayaki: The Nigerian coding kid genius who’s taking the world by storm
At just ten years old, Emmanuella Mayaki has already achieved more than most people do in a lifetime. A native of Nigeria, she has been hailed as a child prodigy and a coding genius, and her accomplishments have earned her international recognition and accolades.
Born in 2011, Emmanuella was introduced to coding by her father , John Mayaki, who is a diplomat and a media communications expert himself ,when Emmanuella was six years old. She showed a natural talent for the subject, and her father enrolled her in a coding camp for kids in Lagos, where she excelled.
Since then, Emmanuella has continued to excel in her passion for coding, mastering multiple programming languages and developing her own websites and apps. She has a training programme where she teach coding to other kids at her school and in her community, inspiring a new generation of young tech enthusiasts like herself.
The achievements of Emmanuella haven’t gone unnoticed. In 2019, she was named one of the youngest Microsoft Certified Professionals in the world, passing the certification exam with flying colors. This feat earned her widespread recognition and praise from the tech community, and she was invited to speak at conferences and events around the world.
Emmanuella’s talents also caught the attention of the United Nations, which named her an SDG Ambassador for the Sustainable Development Goals. In this role, she has advocated for the use of technology to address global challenges and promote social progress.
Despite her young age, Emmanuella is already making a significant impact in the tech industry and beyond. She is proof that age is just a number when it comes to talent and innovation, and that anyone can achieve great things with hard work and determination.
As Emmanuella herself puts it, “I want to use my knowledge and skills to make the world a better place. I believe that if you work hard and stay focused, you can achieve anything you set your mind to.” With her boundless energy, creativity, and passion for coding, there’s no doubt that she will continue to do just that.