Meet Karabo Matlali, 10, the tech genius representing Mzansi in USA

Meet Karabo Matlali, 10, the tech genius representing Mzansi in USA

A young girl, 10, is representing South Africa at the Microsoft Business Applications Conference in America this week and Mzansi could not have been prouder.

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On Tuesday, 10-year-old Karabo Matlali spoke at the Microsoft Business Applications Conference, representing Mzansi in the United States of America.

The inspirational young girl took to social media on Monday to reveal she was set to speak at the prestigious event.

"I am excited to be speaking at the Microsoft Business Aplications Conference tomorrow. #MSBizAppsSummit #AfricaTeenGeeks #GirlGeek," she said.

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Social media users were inspired by the young tech genius and they applauded her online. gathered Matlali first made headlines last year when she built her first robot at the age of 10. It took her two months to build and develop a moving robot, taking into consideration several factors, including the height and weight of the robot.

According to The Sowetan, the Maria Montessori House's pupil learned how to code when she was just six years old.

"Coding relaxes me. It allows me to escape from other thoughts in my head," she said.

Matlali's parents got her into code - her dad is a mechanical engineer and her mother owns a coding school called Africa Teen Geeks.

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