[Video]”I started my first job at NVIDIA without a degree!” – Marlene Mhangami

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In the most recent episode of Story Untold ZW sat with Marlene Mhangami – a software engineer currently working in Developer Advocacy at Voltron Data.

Marlene was also chair of the first ever pan-African PyCon (Python Conference). She co-founded ZimboPy, a non-profit that empowers young women in Zimbabwe to pursue careers in technology. In the episode Marlene shared how she transitioned from molecular biology to software engineering, what her current work role looks like, her experience starting a foundation that teaches girls to code and more…

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32 comments

  1. Rejo

    Saka nyaya yacho ndeipi? Hamusi makutijairira?

    1. Disgruntled

      Vakutisaiza manje

    2. But Why

      How you can come to a tech blog, ‘allegedly’ watch a video about a tech professional, on a channel that has platformed many others directly and indirectly in tech, yet somehow not only decide it is irrelevant but come away feeling personally attacked is beyond me๐Ÿ˜‚

      1. Ngirozi yeHondo. Angel of War๐Ÿ‘ผ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ—ก๏ธ๐Ÿ’“

        Witchcraft Test

        You do not want to other people to succeed.

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        You do not want to pay your dues.

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        You call other humans dogs.

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        You turn your spouse into a Zombie

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        You consult evil spirits.

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        You want other people’s gifts.

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        You suppress other people’s gifts and talent

        —–

        You can find your Witchcraft level according to how many points you score on the above table. Some people are Grand Masters and some people are novices.

  2. wetnoodle

    Where’s the story? Hamusi makutisizer ere apa

  3. Anonymous

    1 article per day, dzimwe nguva that article is blatant advertisement for Techno….. how do you guys expect this site to grow? or have you given up?

  4. Anonymous PQR

    We need more articles guys with information that can help us. Surely there are so many issues that you can write on

    1. Best Online shopping platform Zim
    2. Minimum specs that one can look for when buying phone (entry level/ mid /premium) for a decent and smooth experience.
    3. Best budget phone
    4. Best software for various activities
    5. How to……

    Come on there is a lot

    1. Imi Vanhu Musadaro

      Just start writing your own articles here in the comments. It’ll make a great origin story for your blog.

  5. Vikacic

    Yaaa kupererwa ndikoku uku

  6. ๐Ÿ˜’

    Techzim really needs to up their game. Rangova zuru rakapinda nyoka. There is a lot of tech news out there.

  7. GString

    I think kuTechzim hakuchisina maWriters so Mukoma Edwin ndivo Vega vasara and that wasn’t his primary job. Now vava pama1

    1. Muda Muda

      kana zvanetsa ngavatipe platform tinyore zvedu isusu, allow us to sharpen our writing skills

      1. Ora Ora Ora

        Hey, if you have what it takes to be a guest writer, feel free to propose something. Don’t deny us your gifts

  8. Donvert

    Article iyi yakadhakwa zve nhaimi

  9. Bill

    Techzim you are starving us with stories, 2 articles per week aaaaah musadaro.

    1. Tawanda

      Moda fake news here kkkk

      1. Anonymous

        There is a lot going on in the tech world. no need for fake news

  10. Teddy

    Come on guys you can do better ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  11. Kachidza

    Mukuru ine ussd here kana iripo pane anoiziwawo

    1. Web Guru

      *646$

  12. Pastor Matinji

    Haa. Techzim makubhowa heavy. Ko nei muchitipa ma articles once in a blue moon? Asi others resigned? Give us the domain name kana mapererwa. It seems this site is now null and void. It’s obsolete. Ndongouya piano kana ndichida kuona kuti data rangu rapera here or I network๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

    1. Rita

      Guys hw much are Econet USD airtime if you are buying them for resell ?

      1. Pastor Matinji

        They cost $8.60 in town. You’ll get 10USD worth of airtime

        1. Rita

          Thanks @ pastor Matinji

        2. Jโ‚ฌยฎยฎยฅ

          thanks, where can i get it

    2. Kirk

      Null and void lol ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  13. Bored developer

    That title is misleading. She has a computer science degree. Stop capping
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/marlenemhangami/?originalSubdomain=zw

    1. I started this comment without a degree

      So you wanted it to be โ€I started my first job at NVIDIA without a degree, but I subsequently got a Computer Science Degree which doesn’t change the fact that I did get that job without a degree but I thought I’d mention it anyway!โ€

      1. I started this comment without a degree to gain attention

        They hired you for your skill, which includes Computer science by the way. Stop capping

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  15. Charles Mwakandiedza

    kkkkkk saka tomira hedu kuenda kuchikoro here tozoenda tawana basa kkkkk

  16. Work In Zimbabwe

    It’s unfortunate that in Zimbabwe a Degree means everything, much more than the value that experience and knowledge combined have. In other countries, as long as you can prove that you have what it takes to tackle the responsibilities at hand, then the job is all yours. Manje for one to work in Zimbabwe, haaa you must have a diploma from a professional institute, a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university, a masters degree as well as 5 or more years of work experience, and above all, you must be below the age of 30 hehehe.

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