- Ivy Barley is the co-founder and CEO of Developers in Vogue, an organization helping and motivating women to pursue careers in the tech industry
- The genius entrepreneur recently joined tech giants, Microsoft
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Ivy Barley, a young Ghanaian digital entrepreneur and 'steminist' has attained a remarkable feat after she recently joined Microsoft as a programmes manager.
The co-founder and CEO of Developers in Vogue, an organization helping and motivating women to pursue careers in tech industry, made this known on Twitter.
Ivy Barley's organization trains and equips thousands of women in Africa with digital skills.
The young Ghanaian achiever will continue to direct affairs at her organisation alongside her new role as programmes manager at Microsoft.
She noted in the post that she remains optimistic about the new opportunity.
''Stoked to announce the next stage of my career growth: taking up a Program Manager role at Microsoft!
I'm optimistic about the opportunity to make bigger impact at @Microsoft,while taking @devinvogue to the next level. Stay tuned for my journey,'' Barley said in a post on Twitter.
In 2017, the self-learned coding genius was listed as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaian.
Barley won a $10,000 prize as one of the 10 finalists of the Kwese #GoGettaz Competition organized by Strive Masiyiwa, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist.
Her company, Developers in Vogue, is a social enterprise that aims at creating a relevant community of highly skilled female developers who are passionate about using technology to revolutionize Africa and beyond.
Barley provides training, mentorship and job placement for African women in tech.
In other stories, YEN.com.gh previously reported that over the weekend, fast-rising Ghanaian singer Rosa Reihn granted a surprise interview engineered by her manager Kojo Myles.
According to Zionfelix.net, Reihn left many including the guests and host impressed after the interview on Rainbow FM’s entertainment show, Togo Borga.
The talented singer with a heart of gold also touched on her humanitarian activities which involve feeding children every year.
Zionfelix.net also reports that she received a multi-million dollar contract from a German company as a result of her kind gestures towards the deprived.
During the interview, Rehn, dazzled with an acapella performance of her songs on air and she left the people present in the studio mesmerised.
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