Ms. Sok Sikieng

Curriculum Developer, Saturday Kids

Sikieng Sok is passionate about attracting more children and women into coding and STEM fields. For the past 10 years, her life has been centered around tech, particularly around encouraging women to pursue STEM majors, as well as mentoring them to achieve their full potential. Sikieng obtained a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Waseda University in Japan. While attending university, she had the honour to be a finalist for the prestigious Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program in 2011. Since then, she has designed outreach programs to raise awareness about STEM among high school female students and professional women. Among others programs, she has helped organize Women Techmakers, Startup Weekend Women Edition, and Technovation Cambodia. She is a recipient of multiple awards for her excellence and leadership in science and technology, including the Honda Young Engineer Camp; Scientist Award and the USAID Angkor Wat Excellence Award for her work on Technovation Cambodia. From 2012 to 2016, Sikieng taught computer science subjects, such as C Programming, Database Design, and Computer Network Architecture & Programming at various Universities in Cambodia. Recently, she moved to Singapore and is currently working to scale coding curriculums to every child and, this year, she has become one of the finalists for the Women of the Future Awards in South East Asia.