At school they are often called “geeks” but not yesterday.

Friends of Thato Miya, 13, Karabo Tau, 12, and Mia Lewis, 12, were green with jealousy when they had the opportunity to some of the world’s most prominent women in technology innovation.

Twitter vice president for engineering, Nandini Ramani, was one of the 40 women from Silicon Valley who met with young girls and women in Khayelitsha.

The visit was part of the U.S. State Department ‘s TechWomen program that was established to connect promising young women with some of the top leaders in science, technology, maths. – Die Burger,