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I'm Lynn Kirabo.

Software Engineer Data Enthusiast Writer

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About

A little about me...

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I am curious about all aspects of technology; from research to designing and programming interfaces; to understanding how they are perceived and used.

I am passionate about discovering new ways of using existing/cutting-edge technology to solve everyday challenges. I am also interested in discovering how everyday tasks and skill can be redefined to give birth to new experiences (...and as such I am still researching on how crochet might cause the next digital revolution).

I am actively involved in encouraging and empowering young girls and women to harness the power of technology. Outside of the digital world, I have a very passionate & involved relationship with words (a.k.a I am a writer, currently working on my first short-story). I can also be found 'crocheting' berets, baby booties & circle scarfs.

Profile

  • Fullname: Lynn Kirabo
  • Birth Date: April 4, 1986
  • Job: Software Engineer + Pro-Bono Fullstack Developer
  • Website: www.kirabo.io
  • Email: lynn[at]kirabo[dot]io

Skills

10 years of experience working in different fields, but mostly in the technology sector

  • 100%
    Crochet
  • 95%
    Wordpress
  • 90%
    Python/Django
  • 80%
    Java
  • 80%
    Android Development
  • 80%
    UI/UX Experience
Resume

More of my credentials.

A brief timeline of some of the positions that I have held. A full description of each as well as other positions can be found in my resume.

Work Experience

Software Engineer, Junior Software Engineer

July 2015 - Present

Fenix International

Stack used: Python/Django.
Fenix is a venture-funded next-generation energy company that empowers her customers with life-changing energy technology and inclusive financial services.

Teaching Assistant

Jan 2015 - May 2015

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA

Course: Java For Smartphone Development
Stack used: Java/Apache/Android.
This course provides an intensive exploration of object-oriented programming using Java as well as Smartphone development on the Android platform.

Teaching Assistant

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014

Carnegie Mellon University, Kigali RW

Course: Strategic Use of Digital Information
Course discipline: Business
This course equips students with knowlegde of a new generation of technologies, that will inturn shape the next generation of businesses

Research Intern

May 2014 - Aug 2014

IBM Research Africa, Nairobi KE

IBM Research Africa is driving innovation by developing commercially-viable solutions to transform lives and spark new business opportunities in key areas such as water, agriculture, transportation, healthcare, financial inclusion, education, energy, security and e-government

Education

Master Degree

July 2013 - May 2015

Carnegie Mellon University

Master of Science in Information Technology
(Class Valedictorian)

Bachelor Degree

Aug 2005 - May 2008

Makerere University

Bachelor of Information Technology
(1st Class Honors Degree)

Portfolio

Check Out Some of My Works.

A brief collection of some of my past academic work

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Awards Received

30

Crochet Projects

1000

Crazy Ideas

1500

Hot Chocolate

80000

lines of code

87600

Code Hours
Contact

Up for a coffee?

I'd love to hear from you; eMail or Hot Chocolate or Skype or Mint Tea. Let's chat about what you are up to.

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Where to find me

P.O. Box 22313
Kampala, Uganda

Email Me At

lynn[at]kirabo[dot]io

Call Me At

Skype: lkirabo