Company of software engineer held at JFK hits back on LinkedIn


The incredible odyssey of Celestine Omin, a Nigerian software engineer who at New York’s JFK airport was told he didn’t look like a software engineer and asked to take a coding exam, has caused quite an uproar on social media.

Now his company Andela— a tech startup that connects developers in Africa with U.S. employers — has penned a passionate LinkedIn post hitting back at it.

“This past weekend, an Andela engineer from Nigeria named Celestine Omin made his first trip to the United States,” Jeremy Johnson, co-founder and CEO of the company wrote. …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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