While the covid19 pandemic has forced the entire world to observe lockdown, it has also given everyone a chance to hone their skills and add some value to themselves, especially the children who are learning various things online and are using the opportunity to do something different.
In the same way, eight-year-old Etasha Kumari has brought laurels to the country by becoming the one of the world’s youngest certified game developer.
Etasha Kumari is 8 years old and is a student of Manav Bharti India International School. Along with her regular studies, She is also pursuing an online certificate course on “Coding” through WhiteHat Junior. WhiteHat Junior is founded by the former employees of the leading companies like Google, Microsoft, Intel, Discovery and Amazon.
WhiteHat Jr prepares kids 6-14 for this new world. Kids learn fundamentals of coding–logic, structure, sequence and algorithmic thinking–to generate creative outcomes eg animations and apps. The one year course has many levels, and children are given certificates at every level. After completing all 8 levels with the top ranking, children also get a chance to visit Silicon Valley, USA and ISRO for an onsite experience of “Coding World”.
In just 2 weeks time, Etasha Kumari has completed 2 levels and developed various games through coding and completed the project in the shortest time possible and has achieved the book of world’s youngest certified game developer.