This week we had a chat with the amazing Ashley Immanuel, the Co-founder and COO of Semicolon. Semicolon's goal is to turn Africa's vibrant youth population into an army of technologists, software developers, enterprise architects and project managers.
Ashley shares her journey with us, how she followed her passion and experiences, as well as one of the coolest intros you'll ever hear!
(0:00:00) - Unlocking Potential to Change the World: Ashley shares her personal and professional journey, highlighting the importance of being inquisitive and open-minded when starting out in a career. (0:16:34) - The Journey of Co-Founding Semicolon: Ashley talks about the challenges and benefits of running a startup with her husband, and how their complementary skills contribute to the success of the business. (0:25:07) - Building Talent Pipeline: Ashley discusses the talent pipeline problem in Africa and how Semicolon is working to bridge the gap between unemployed or underemployed individuals and businesses in need of tech talent. She also shares advice for founders on being values-driven and committed to their vision.