Maureen's story

About Maureen Biney

My Biography


Maureen is a Ghanaian Software Engineer based in the UK. She currently works at American Express building software predominantly in Java. Maureen has many years of experience in coding and non-coding roles. Maureen is a strong advocate for Women in Technology – especially women from ethnic minority backgrounds. She is passionate about mentoring and teaching the basics of writing code. Maureen holds a BSc. Management Information Systems degree from Ashesi University (Ghana) an MSc. in Information systems from the University of Surrey (United Kingdom).

In 2019, Maureen won the everywoman in Technology Award (Innovator of the Year) for the work she did to promote Healthcare Information Systems in Ghana. She loves engaging with people from different backgrounds and at different levels of their careers to learn about their career journeys. Maureen enjoys speaking about her career journey with an aim of inspiring more girls and women to take up roles in technology. 

Maureen loves listening to podcasts and watching African movies. When she is not working, she spends a lot of time with Aria – her six-year-old daughter.

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