Free Resources to Teach Kids Computational Thinking

As a teacher or parent if you are looking to teach kids computational thinking and coding then there are lots of free resources available. I was blown away by the myriad resources, books, games, toys, gadgets and robots available to teach kids coding at BETT2017. There are a number of free resources available and here […]

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February 17, 2017

Woman in Tech from NTU, Singapore

How I started as a Woman in Tech? Twenty years ago, I went to Nanyang Technological University to study Computer Engineering on the SIA-NOL Undergraduate Scholarship championed by Singapore Ministry of Education. It was a life changing experience! It was a holistic learning experience through a practical and rigorous undergraduate programme, an enriching campus life […]

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January 23, 2017

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How Being a Founder is Like Being a Parent

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience & the passion to reach for the stars to change the world” – Harriet Tubman Being a parent and being a founder of a startup are two of life’s most challenging roles that some do at the same […]

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December 2, 2016

How to teach a preschooler programming

I did a guest post on The Genius Experiment when I was introducing my 4 year old daughter to programming and computing via various tools, programs and apps. Some favourite tools that I shared are: Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized single-board computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of […]

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January 20, 2016

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Robotics for Inspiring Kids to Learn Programming

When I was a little girl, I wished I could build a robot similar to the robot “Vicky” in Small Wonders TV series. V.I.C.I. (an acronym for Voice Input Child Identicant, pronounced “Vicky”) was a robot in the form of a 10-year-old girl. Vicky could do amazing things like a machine but looked like a human, though without […]

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Learning How to Create an iPhone App

I studyied computer programming nearly two decades ago. Since I moved from technology to management, I have not done much coding in the last few years. However, I have always wanted to create y own app. So I have decided to learn iOS programming. For those who are looking to develop their technical skills, there […]

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September 12, 2015

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Digital Skills Gap in UK and the How it is Being Tackled

We are going through a digital revolution driven by high-speed internet connectivity, proliferation of mobile devices and growth in user generated content. One of the greatest challenges we face is a lack of knowledge to create technology. The UK is facing a significant skills shortage with 1.4m digital professionals needed over the next five years. BT’s CEO […]

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