Meet our new team member, Courage! – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry
Meet our new team member, Courage!

Here, at Digital Nova Scotia we’re super excited to introduce you to the newest Project Coordinator – Courage Edetanlen!

Originally from Nigeria, Courage has lived in four cities so far – Lagos, Nigeria, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, New York, USA, and Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is a lover of new knowledge and is passionate about getting new certifications or degrees every time she gets the resources and chance. She currently has a Bachelor’s degree in Guidance and counseling, a Master’s in International Affairs, and certificates in finance, web design, and marketing & communications. She has also worked across various industries – education, health, beauty, non-profits and has transitioned in her career paths: starting off as an early childhood educator in Nigeria, then moving on to Development & Donor relations in NYC, and finally project management and digital marketing. Her passion for evolving technology led her to Digital Nova Scotia. “I feel privileged to be part of an organization that promotes tech, and supports individuals, SMEs and corporations to embrace tech because TECHNOLOGY is the NEW NORMAL.” Says Courage.

Here’s a few questions to help you get to know Courage a little better!

What excites you the most about the tech sector in Nova Scotia? Is there an area that interests you the most?
Since I’m new to the Province, I am interested in learning more about the tech space here and the opportunities it offers.

While you work, what do you have playing in the background?
While working , I have afrobeat music playing in the background or any soft & soothing music depending on my mood. It’s very relaxing for me to have some music playing, and surprisingly it helps me get work done faster

What’s something you’re passionate about that would surprise us?
I’m passionate about beautiful photos and design. During the weekend, I spend my time designing or photographing people, food or places, and sharing with friends, family or on social media.

What three items you cannot live without (excluding food, water etc.)?
3 items I can’t live without would be my purse, water bottle and my phone.

Quick hitters!
Spring or Fall? – Spring
Android or iPhone? –iPhone
Comedy or Thriller? –Comedy
Coffee or Tea? –Coffee
Chocolate or Vanilla? – Chocolate
Laptop or Desktop? – Desktop
Breakfast or Dinner? –Breakfast
Early Bird or Night Owl? – Night Owl
Ocean or Lake? – Lake
Fun fact –I love to dance, cook, travel, photograph, design

Connect with her on LinkedIn!