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The oldest sister in the family, Anne-Marie passed GCSEs in both ICT (Information Communication Technology) and Mathematics aged ten. She then went onto to get an AS-level in Maths and an A-level in Computing aged 11 and has since worked at a string of blue chip companies ranging from Hewlett-Packard to Lehman Brothers. She has a Wikipedia entry and heads a social enterprise & web design company.

[Anne-Marie Imafidon captained the netball team in her school, and played netball for her college while studying at the University of Oxford]

Media quotes

Meanwhile, a 13-year-old [Anne-Marie Imafidon] has become the youngest person to obtain a qualification in Computing from Cambridge University.

- Computer Weekly Tuesday, 19th August 2003

Anne-Marie Imafidon holds the record for the youngest girl ever to pass A level computing, which she took at the age of 11.

- The Express (Stratford and Newham) 13th September 2006 Page 5

An 11-year girl [Anne-Marie Imafidon] has won a place in the record books after passing A-level computing.

- The Computer Weekly, Thursday, 23 August 2001 Coverpage.

Anne-Marie Imafidon, the youngest girl ever to have passed the examination, …. taught web programming at the age of 9.

- The Computer Weekly, Thursday, 23 August 2001 Coverpage.

Anne-Marie Imafidon, 11….thought to be the youngest ever pass in the subject. She did two hours a week over less than four months for what is a two year course.

- The Guardian August 2001 Page

Anne-Marie Imafidon,….also won prizes from the BBC and Letts as the overall best student in Mathematics and computing

- Recorder (Newham) Wednesday, 2nd October 2003 Page 28

Super-gifted Anne-Marie Imafidon had more reasons than most to celebrate her computing A-level success last week. National newspapers and TV hailed her as the youngest schoolgirl to achieve the feat in the subject.

- Recorder (Newham) Wednesday, 29 August 2001 Page 22

[Anne-Marie] Imafidon became the youngest girl to pass A-level computing at the age of 11. A gifted student, [Anne-Marie] builds websites for voluntary [charity] organisations and speaks more than six languages

- Computer Weekly Tuesday, 19th August 2003

Hi-tech wizard Anne-Marie [Imafidon]’s amazing computing exam feat… A-level history maker at 11.

- Recorder (Newham) Wednesday, 29 August 2001 Page 22

Anne-Marie [Imafidon] sets an exam record at the age of 11

- The Express (Stratford and Newham) 25th August 2001 Coverpage

Anne-Marie [Imafidon]: Computer genius who only prepared for the exam for five months instead of an average of five years.

- The Express (Stratford and Newham) 25th August 2001 Coverpage

An 11-year-old computer genius [Anne-Marie Imafidon] … could have set a new world record by passing an A level.

- The Express (Stratford and Newham) 25th August 2001 Coverpage

Child genius Anne-Marie Imafidon last week became the youngest person to successfully obtain a Cambridge qualification in computing. Earlier in the year, she received a plaque from Steve Timms, minister for e-commerce, for being the youngest girl to pass A-level computing at 11.

-The Voice 18th August 2003 Page 11

Eleven-year-old Anne-Marie Imafidon is celebrating after becoming one of the youngest pupils ever to pass an A level

-The Voice 20th August 2001 Page 4

A Schoolgirl [Anne-Marie Imafidon] from London has become one of the youngest to pass an A-level examination.

- The BBC Thursday, 16 August, 2001, 12:31 GMT

Anne-Marie Imafidon …………holds the record for the youngest girl ever to pass A level computing, which she took at the age of 11.

- ITV News (Affiliate of CNN in the UK) Tuesday, 11th July 2006 Lunchtime News

Anne-Marie Imafidon, 13, .....notched up further A-level successes as well as becoming the youngest person ever to successfully obtain a Cambridge qualification in computing [information technology].-

- The Guardian, Friday 15th August 2003

Fourteen-year-old Anne-Marie Imafidon recently became the youngest person to receive a Cambridge qualification in computing and will only need to pass a few more modules to gain a full undergraduate degree. She also speaks five languages – including Spanish French, Greek, Mandarin and German and is currently in a state-sponsored three-week programme for gifted children at Durham University. She is expected to complete the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in English literature in that short time.

The Voice 1st September 2003 Page 12-13

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