Juma Baldeh


Langston Hughes once said "Hold Fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly." Juma has held her dream of one day becoming a successful woman ever since she was eight years old. Because of her aspirations, she has committed herself solely to her academics. Since she loves to learn new things, and she values the significance of an education. Juma Baldeh is a Product Engineer at InSIST Global, a software development Company in the Gambia and has a BSc in Information Systems from the University of the Gambia. She is the founder of HackathonGirls Club, Banjul where she works to empower and encourage more females into the field of technology to break the stereotype most girls face in their communities. Juma is also the club captain of Mozilla club of HackathonGirls, Banjul, which she preceded and through this the club provides web literacy for young girls at the age of 8 – 18 yrs in the Gambia by tutoring them on basic IT Skills, programming etc. Juma is also the regional coordinator for Mozilla clubs and Mozilla campus Clubs where she sees that she recruits more club captains in her community by mentoring and supporting them. Her ambition is to see girls doing software engineering in her community and getting the tech jobs of their desires.

Past Events
Event Date Role
MozVrathon Gambia 08 Sep 2018 Organizer
ReMo Call 10-08-17 10 Aug 2017 Rep attendee
ReMo Call 13-07-17 13 Jul 2017 Rep attendee
ReMo Call 06-07-17 06 Jul 2017 Rep attendee
ReMo Call 08-06-17 08 Jun 2017 Rep attendee