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Tech Talent and Expat Bubbles in Kenya

Written by Ndesanjo Macha On 10 March 2014 @ 3:28 am | No Comments

In English, Kenya, Quick Reads, Sub-Saharan Africa, Technology

White African discusses [1] tech talent and expat bubbles in Kenya:

Say you are a Kenyan web designer living in Seattle, do you think anyone cares that you came from Kenya? No, they only care that you are a great web designer.

If you’re an American programmer working in Nairobi, does anyone care that you come from the US? Yes, for some reason that matters. You’re judged on where you come from as well as your skill set.

It’s not apples-to-apples, though it should be.

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