In 2018, Nigerian-born software engineer Bukola Somide released a children’s book titled Somi, The Computer Scientist: Princess Can Code. This inspiring story shows young girls the journey of Somi, who learns about computer programming through real-life examples and her mother, who happens to be a software engineer. Due to the popularity of the book, Somi is now being turned into an interactive doll that can help girls learn code.
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