Zora Ball (Jezebel)

She's in first grade, she's African American, she's the youngest person ever to create a full version of a mobile-application video game and she's already familiar with how to gracefully silence her doubters.

Zora Ball, who first revealed her game at FATE's (the Foundation for the Advancement of Technology in Education) "Bootstrap Expo" at the University of Pennsylvania, had to prove herself to critics who suspected that her older brother was responsible for the work. However, "When asked to reconfigure the app on the spot, Ball showed naysayers what was up when she executed the request perfectly," Jezebel reports. Imagine that. There's not much else to say besides: Go, Zora!

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