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Nevertheless, Kavisha's Coding Continues! 👩‍💻

kavisha-nethmini
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How did this start?

Two years ago, I wanted to study graphic designing but my mother directed me to do software engineering while doing my A/Ls in the physical science stream. Yet my life has changed due to my parents' decision.

But now I have finally agreed with this decision because the best stream I like was information technology. I should very thankful for them. ❤

My first contribution to open source

However, I started studying basic software engineering but was unable to contribute to open source.

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In 2019 I was able to learn about HacktoberFest. I tried to do it but was disappointed that I couldn't finish it successfully and decided to do it next year somehow.

I was also worried that I would not be able to do it in 2020 because the A / L was delayed. But I was able to finish it successfully somehow 🥳. I can't wait for my gift for my first HacktoberFest contribution. Hope it'll come soon.

Other Achievements

  • Participating Sri Lanka Robotic Challenging 2018 (SLRC 2018) which was organized by the Electronic Club of University of Moratuwa

  • Participating SLIIT ROBOFEST 2019, the Annual RObotic Compitition organized by the Faculty of Engineering of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology

I continue to code because...

It has a blend of the multitude of things I like creative mind, basic reasoning, innovation, social cooperation, learning, and normal difficulties.

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My advice for allies to support underrepresented folks who code is...

My message to you is to ensure that everybody gets their voice heard in positive conditions.

Happy Coding! 👩‍💻

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