Rasheeda was recognized for her work with Tech Needs Girls Ghana, an interactive workshop for girls, and founding Nasara Tech, the company behind the Nasara Mobile and the Nasara Voting system. The 25 year old founder also developed Buju Hunt and Sphere Attack, free computer games available on softpedia.
Rasheeda currently works as a software engineer at VOTO Mobile.
Other nominees for the Technology prize are Gamsole founder, Abiola Olaniran; Duran De Villiers, founder of photography outfit, Motion Pixel; Camerounais health tech inventor, Arthur Zang; and Joshua Ihejiamaizu, NIXIT founder.
The Future Awards Africa is one of the most prestigious awards events in Africa. The awards celebrate young Africans, aged between 18 and 31 who are bucking the trend and creating innovative solutions to uniquely African problems. The 2015 event is the 10th edition.