Career in video games conference
By Guardian Exclusive
26 January 2023 | 9:20 am
Founder/ECO, Bukola Akingbade's Kucheza Gaming, provides unique Esports experiences to 18-year-olds through a network of leagues, schools, collegiate systems, industry involvement, and computing curriculum.
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