Emma Elekwa: Their feat resonated round the world.
Five girls from Nigeria beat their counterparts from other parts of the globe to win the Technovation competition in the United States (U.S.) last month.
Uchenna Onwuamaegbu Ugwu, the woman who groomed the girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School in Onitsha, Anambra State, told The Nation that they were the most determined and hard-working among the girls she met.
Nigeria’s victory on the global stage in the 2018 Technovation world pitch competition (junior category) last month threw up five new tech queens and their mentor, Uchenna Onwuamaegbu Ugwu.
The girls, Promise Nnalue, Jessica Osita, Nwabuaku Ossai, Adaeze Onuigbo and Vivian Okoye, from Regina Pacies Secondary School in Onitsha, Anambra State, make up Team Save a Soul that dazzled the world in the United States (U.S.).
Ugwu, CEO of Edufun Technik STEM, groomed the girls for five months to create the…