Nilma Abbas
Full Name
Nilma Abbas
Job title
Assistant professor
Speaker Bio

After many years of work as a developer, Nilma discovered her true calling in education and mentorship. She is passionate about empowering women in technology and started the Girls in IT - Zealand community in 2019. Through mentorship programs, workshops, and conversations, she inspires IT students during their education and helps them kickstart their careers. This led to Nilma being a finalist for the Women in Tech awards two years in a row and receiving "Mentor of the Year" from Microsoft Azure Heroes. Nilma holds a master's degree in ICTE engineering and works as an associate professor at Zealand Business Academy Zealand.