17-year-old Nigerian supplied full scholarships to review software program engineering

A 17-year-old scholar, Emmanuela Ilok, has reportedly been awarded full scholarships to review Software Engineering by a few of the world’s prestigious universities, together with Stanford, MIT, Yale, UPenn, Princeton, and Columbia.

Education activist and CEO of Educare, Alex Onyia, shared Ilok’s accomplishments in a publish on his X web page on Sunday.

“This is Emmanuela Ilok, the brilliant 17-year-old who received full scholarships to study Software Engineering at Stanford, MIT, Yale, UPenn, Princeton, and Columbia University,” Onyia wrote.

According to him, Ilok’s tutorial prowess has already garnered nationwide recognition, as she was awarded the nation’s greatest within the International General Certificate of Secondary Education in Nigeria by the British Council.

Onyia additionally famous that Ilok developed software program that makes use of Machine Learning to detect breast most cancers in girls, with a powerful 91% detection accuracy.

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He wrote, “She built a software that uses Machine Learning to detect breast cancer in women and so far it has 91% detection accuracy.”

Onyia, who hosted a digital assembly for Ilok to talk with Nigerian college students and information them on the right way to put together for and entry such alternatives on Sunday, was left awestruck by her potential.

“I spent over an hour listening to her today, and I can tell you that we have a superstar in her,” he mentioned.

Onyia additional emphasised the necessity to determine and nurture such distinctive abilities, stating, “We have many hidden Emmanuelas in Nigeria, and we need to discover and support them. It’s time for Nigeria to shine.”

Earlier, a younger arithmetic prodigy, Ugwoezuonu Ogechi Zara, was reportedly awarded an N21 million scholarship after scoring an ideal rating of 100% within the major class of the National Mathematics Competition organised by the Mathematics Association of Nigeria.



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