“Growing up, I dreamed of becoming a medical doctor, and my family supported that as it was a respectable profession. But when I informed them that I wanted to be a programmer, they kicked against it and said it was a job for men.” – Elizabeth Asobi, Software Developer at Tunga.
The number of women in tech is on the rise, and we are excited to showcase the incredible work of female tech engineers at Tunga in honor of the IWD 2023 theme. We want to highlight their unique opportunities, challenges, experiences, and success stories in the industry. Although progress is still being made, we are encouraged by the growing presence of women in tech and are committed to supporting their continued success.
For this Women in Tech spotlight series, our Partnerships Manager, Pearl interviews Elizabeth to discuss her tech journey and how she finds fulfillment in her career.
Elizabeth Asobi is a mentor for women in STEM and a telecommunications/software engineer. She enjoys using coding to address issues in the real world. She recently got into the field of cloud DevOps engineering and is constantly looking for methods to optimize the software development and release process.
She works on developing desktop and mobile applications that let customers bet on their favorite sporting events and horse races. She is now developing a tracking and collision detection system for cars that would notify loved ones of a potential collision and save lives.
So let’s dive in;