- Farida Bedwei is a software engineer from Ghana
- Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at one, she has refused to let her disability hold her back
- Throughout teen years, Bedwei used computers leading to a passion for technology
- Today she is one of the most influential women in business and finance on the continent
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(CNN)Disability doesn't mean disadvantage. And Farida Bedwei, a celebrated software engineer from Ghana, is proof of that.