Onyinyechi Nmecha is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Extraclass – a Startup she founded in August 2017 which is a global educational marketplace for learning and teaching where students are mastering new skills and achieving their goals by learning from an extensive library of hosted courses taught by expert instructors and by hiring an expert Tutor for home tutoring. Extraclass’s focus is on increasing educational productivity, increasing the standard of living, promoting Knowledge and skill acquisition as well as contribute in drastically reducing unemployment rate in Africa.
Prior to building Extraclass, Onyinyechi was engaged with offline tutoring and provision of extra-classes for kids, College students, course mates as well as family members and friends in far locations. Part of what gave birth to building the Extraclass platform is the increasing demand of Home tutors/tutoring in south east as well as more tutoring services by her clients who requests for her services from all parts of the country.
Onyinyechi Nmecha has been referred to as one of the leading creative young female entrepreneurs/Technopreneurs focused on building household names out of Technology in Nigeria. She has worked as the Volunteer Mentor and Coach for DjangoGirls.org where she trains other young girls and women on software development, digital marketing and entrepreneurship. She has also volunteered for Future Africa Project, GirlsCanCode Team, Hult Prize, StartupGrind, The STEM community and host of other organizations.
Onyinyechi is an undergraduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, as a computer Science Major. She has competed for so many Innovation and Hackathon challenge as well as has been nominated for several awards including winning the NACOSS-VOGUEPAY Software/Innovation Challenge during the 2017 Nigeria Association of Computer Science Students (NACOSS) National Convention held in University of Uyo. Winning the Taiwo Bankole N1, 000,000.00 Award during the Techtiary forum in 2017 organized by Paradigm initiative of Nigeria. First runner up, Startup-South Idea Hack2017, Winner NYCN Anambra Business Plan Challenge, First Runner-up, Don Etiebeth Innovation Challenge and many others for her efforts in building technology businesses in South-East.
Onyinyechi served as the South-East female Coordinator for the Nigeria Association of Computer science Students and the current National Vice President Elect of the same association. Onyinyechi is the founder of SHE-TECH-EAST – a girl-child oriented community focused on improving the welfare of south-eastern young girls and women, empowering her with Technology and digital Skills while also constantly seeking for ways to impact on every Nigerian youth through media and technology.
At #StartupAnambra2 gathering, Onyinyechi will be hosting a special session for secondary school students on Career, Young people and the future as she will be sharing some nuggets from her wealth of Knowledge.
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