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I am tired of being afraid

25/08/2022

Uzbekistan's first women's hackathon helped its winner overcome insecurities and changed people lives for better Ekaterina Muminova, 21, has never been afraid to compete. Since childhood, Ekaterina practiced taekwondo in a male team.

At the age of 17 she received the title of Master of Sports of International class in her native Uzbekistan and was one of the two team members to earn a black belt.

Ekaterinas unique experience inspired her to get into IT.

I was less afraid to start doing IT compared to most girls, because I was used to competing with guys. Before I physically fought with guys, and in the IT field I compete mostly with men intellectually', she explains.

Ekaterina is currently studying Information and Communication Engineering at Inha University in Tashkent. She feels quite confident being a woman in IT, although she sometimes faces gender inequality attitude.

Ekaterina recalls how once, as a first-year student, she wrote on social media that she was very tired while preparing for exams. And the male student replied: Come on! Really! You're probably waiting for a prince in a white Lamborghini.

But in the end my exam scores turned out to be much higher than this man's, - Ekaterina smiles. - I believe all people should be judged by their skills - regardless of gender.

When IT Park of Uzbekistan announced Tumaris.HACK - the first female hackathon in the country - Ekaterina realized that this competition would be her main challenge, but also an opportunity to grow.
LINK: https://www.veon.com/media/media-releases/2022/i-am-tired-of-being-afr...
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