E65 (EN) - Amanda Shafack

August 18, 2022

Amanda Shafack - Flutter developer at Ejara

Amanda Shafack is a Flutter developer at Ejara; a startup based in Douala, Cameroon, that champions the fintech space (investment and savings) in central Africa.

Due to her curious nature and interest in volunteerism, She began volunteering with the Google Developers Group (GDG) and Women Techmakers (WTM) tech communities in Buea, Cameroon and eventually became the Ambassador for WTM Buea and a GDG Co-organizer 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 projects from Dart, Flutter, AsyncAPI, Muzima and Git.

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