Shafack Amanda

Shafack Amanda holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Software Engineering from the College of Technology, University of Buea. She equally holds a nano-degree in Android Basics and is committed to life-long learning.

Due to her curious nature and interest in volunteerism, She began volunteering at tech communities in Buea, Cameroon and eventually became the Ambassador for Women Techmakers (WTM) Buea from 2017 to 2020. She has contributed to the growth of the female tech ecosystem in Buea, which now has over 200 active members. Amanda eventually became highly passionate about building tech communities through education and technology. She continues to drive initiatives that contribute to the growth of the tech ecosystem in Buea.

Amanda is equally an Outreachy Alumna; She worked with the GNOME foundation where She added new features to GNOME’s Translation Editor. She continues to volunteer at the GNOME foundation and talks about the importance of contributing to open-source at tech events. She has contributed to other open-source organizations like Muzima and Git. In her mission to learn and share knowledge in the Sub-saharan Africa developer community, Amanda attended the 2019 SSA GDG Summit in Accra, Ghana where she interacted with fellow WTM Ambassadors. Professionally, Amanda has worked with MTN Cameroon and is currently pursuing a career in mobile development using Dart/Flutter.