Tolúlọpẹ́'s story

About Tolúlọpẹ́ Ògúnrẹ̀mí

My Biography


Tolúlọpẹ́ Ògúnrẹ̀mí is the Founder of the award-winning Coders of Colour; an organisation providing underrepresented people of colour the opportunity to access a safe space to experiment with coding, and foster their passion for technology.    

With a firm belief that STEM education should be available for all, irrespective of their background, Tolúlọpẹ́ featured in Forbes 30 under 30 for social impact (at the age of 22), and is currently undertaking a PhD in Computer Science at Stanford University (one of the first Black women to be accepted to the course).  

Tolúlọpẹ́ is also actively involved in Project Hezi, a charitable organisation with the aim of tackling adult illiteracy and provide education equality in Nigeria, and is the co-organiser of Akwaaba Fest, the first Black tech festival to be held in Paris, France.