07 Dec 2011
Zainab Balogun is a young, dynamic, talented and soft spoken software engineer who is working on the Nurani project under the 18 month UK Research Councils Digital Economy grant. Zainab grew up in Lagos, Nigeria took her MS in Software Engineering from the University of Westminster, London.
Zainab just finished the first of four scheduled working trips to SF under the terms of the grant, which is administered by the EPSRC as a 'Research in the Wild Grant'. She she spent a good portion of her time with our Director of Design Chris Blow learning about SASS, GitHub Mantis and other aspects of the Meedan geekery.
Zainab brought not only her infectious smile to our Mission*Social offices but she also led us to venture beyond Tin Pho for lunch and additionally pioneered a working from the couch approach - in fact I think she has claimed the Meedan couch as her official desk.
Z, we will miss you until you are back.