Nigerian female tech guru, Ibironke Yekinni, wins big at the just concluded The Connected Award organized by TechTrend Africa as she added two new feathers to her cap as the Tech lady of the year and Exceptional Quality Assurance Expert under the QA Expert category.
Recall that in 2021, Ibironke made the Forbes’ list of 25 African female founders of tech companies through the “Future is Female Mentorship Program” convened by C. Moore Media International Public Relations (CMM); a leading PR firm in Europe.
The organizers of TheConnected Award, who made the announcement of award conferment via their LinkedIn page on Thursday, 13th of January, 2022 threw in the hat into the ring to promote sportsmanship among all contestants as they encouraged the winners to spread love to everyone that participated in every category of the contest.
“Congratulations to double award winner Ibironke Yekinni as Tech Lady of the Year.”…
As we celebrate you today, take a minute to spread love to everyone that contested in this category. Our goal is to promote the ecosystem and we urge everyone to use this medium to foster together.
See you soon Chief”
Full of ecstasy, the software testing expert also took to her LinkedIn account to express her joy and gratitude as she thanked the organizers of the award and everyone for their support during the voting process.
She wrote, “Again and Again. Thank you everyone.”
Ibironke beat several other tech ladies to win the award, among which Frances Oparaocha , CSM came the closest.
Also, Ibironke’s tech company; Testify Limited, won the Information Technology Company of the year under the tech company of the year category.
Testify Limited is a registered Software Technology company with a community of software testers that offers Software Quality As A Service (QAAS) where which Ibironke Yekinni is the Lead Software Quality Assurance and Test Engineer
The mission of the company is to help companies across multiple industries to increase both the quality of the software they produce and the efficiency of test delivery by optimizing their testing processes, provide excellent product testing services, as well as train clients with in-demand Software IT skills and outsource experts to Tech firms around the world while advocating for more quality products in the marketplace for Nigerians.
Testify Limited also runs a training platform called The Testcodecamp; a platform where they train people who want to switch careers from their current field to the tech field (with or without a background in tech) as a Software Tester.
The company grooms and mentors them to the attainable height in the industry. Thereby giving people skills to get them employed and reducing the rate of unemployment in Nigeria.