Thirteen-year-old Nigerian-born has been accepted into the Programme for the Exceptionally Gifted at the Mary Baldwin University, US, to study Computer Science in the spring.
She scored a 91 percentile mark of 1,300 in her Scholastic Aptitude Test.
The young tech developer and programmer has always nursed a strong drive to share knowledge and positively impact people, especially the girl-child.
Her focus is on the girl-child who falls within the age range of 6 to 15, which includes a beginners’ class to Information and Communications Technology.
In addition, Data Science Nigeria, invited young Mayaki as a guest speaker during their Interactive Workshop for kids and teens with the theme,“How to start a future in Data Science and AI”.
In May 2022, she was nominated as a STEM icon by STEM Kids New York City. The organisation went on to name her as their inspiration after researching social justice issues around their target audience for their app.
Mayaki was first offered a teaching appointment in the UK while she was aged 11 at the Southfields Primary School in Coventry, England.
Her preferred area of study is in the field of Computer Science.
Some of the courses and certificates she obtained in pursuing this preferred career are a certificate in the HTML fundamentals course, a certificate in the PHP tutorial course, a certificate in the CSS fundamentals course and a certificate in the SQL fundamentals course.
Mayaki was nominated to be featured as a recipient in Microsoft’s Legacy Project Virtual Museum’s Women’s History Month Experience in year 2021.
She was also identified as one of the most influential, ground-breaking female change makers of our time, and an inspiration for young girls around the world.
In the year 2021, she was featured in the CBBC’s My Life series for International Women’s Day.