Farida Bedwei Biography
Farida Bedwei is a Ghanaian software engineer and co-founder of Logiciel, a fin-tech company in Ghana. Bedwei has built mobile and enterprise applications, and is also known for her knowledge of software architecture, and deploying mobile services, particularly for banking applications
With her condition, she has emerged a force to reckon with in technology. She is one of the top software engineers in Ghana and Africa at large. Farida is the co-founder and chief technical officer of a software company, Logiciel. She has worked as a senior software architect at Rancard Solutions. Farida authored a novel titled the Definition Of A Miracle.
Farida Bedwei Age
Bedwei was born in 1979 in Lagos, Nigeria, Africa. She is age 40 years old as of 2019.
Farida Bedwei Family
She was born in Lagos, Nigeria and spent her early childhood living in three different countries due to the nature of her fathers’ job with the United Nations Development Programme. Her family moved to Ghana when she was 9 years old and was homeschooled until 12 years.
Farida Bedwei Husband
There is no information about her husband, marriage or dating hence it is not known about her children.
Farida Bedwei Net Worth/salary
Bedwei a Ghanaian software engineer and co-founder of Logiciel, a fin-tech company in Ghana. she is earning a good salary. However, she exactly estimated net worth has not been yet revealed.
Farida Bedwei Education
She was home schooled until the age of 12 when she was first sent to a government school in Ghana. Bedwei’s parent at the tender age of 15 noticed her early passion for computers and decided to enrol her in a one-year computer course at the St. Michael information technology center, making her one of the youngest in the class and also enabled her to skip high school.
She later obtained a one-year degree in Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom (from 2004 to 2005) and further acquired a certificate in Project Management in 2009 from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
Farida Bedwei Career
As a result of her health condition, Farida was homeschooled until the age of 12. She was born in 1979 in Lagos, Nigeria but moved to her home country, Ghana at the age of 9. Like many in her shoes, Farida is a staunch solicitor of determination, confidence and hard work, not pity.
Farida Bedwei has obtained two diplomas and a bachelor of degree in Computer Science. She has bagged over 16 years of experience as a software engineer. The tech-amazon also has a wealth of knowledge in architecture, telecoms and banking services.
At the moment, she is working with the Ghanaian government to re-brand the micro-finance industry. That way, artisans can have easier access to loans. To this effect, she has come up with the guide software. This App is currently used by 130 micro-finance companies in Ghana.
- 2012 — Special Award by President John Mahama.
- Legacy and Legacy Ideas Award – Winner of the Maiden Award 2011.
CEO Most Influential Women in Business and Government Award – Financial sector 2013 Lydia Bedwei
Farida Bedwei Book
The definition of a Miracle
An 8-year old girl’s struggle to cope with cerebral palsy in a community where people suffering from the disease are routinely misunderstood. The viewed as incapable of contributing meaningfully to the society is the theme of the debut novel Definition of a Miracle by Ghanaian writer Farida Bedwei.