Amanda Obidike

STEMi Makers Africa - Founder

In 2019, she led a cross-functional team in designing a technology solution that makes STEM equitable, inclusive, and diverse for young women in MENA nations and Africa. This technology solution - Project Kuongoza mentoring program - combines capacity development in STEM and mentorship to support women aged 15 -35 access new markets, work flexibly and integrate these learned skills needed for the workplace - after being mentored. Through this initiative, she championed the highest groundbreaking record of 895 young girls in Africa and provided career opportunities to 118 women.
She designed a first-to-market, teacher-centered learning management platform using the "Africa By Us, For Us" approach with little or no internet required for Educators to host virtual lab sessions, assign project-based tasks and research activities for students to build, create and pursue careers in STEM and Innovation. Through this innovation, 500+ Educators, 4,004 students are onboard the platform and she became a Falling Walls Berlin Engage Finalist for Breakthrough of the Year in the Digital Education category, 2020.

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