Rami Rihawi started to learn programming in 2010, when web development was thriving in the economic capital of pre-civil war Syria. He says he was shocked to see that a majority of students studying computer science at the University of Aleppo were women. When he left Syria to come to Germany, he found that by far most of the programmers at the Technical University in Berlin were male.
Storyteller: Rami Rihawi
Date of Story: 2010-2015
Location of Story: Aleppo, Syria
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date: 11 March, 2016