Ambassadors are your local anchors for Africa Code Week event orchestration, questions and support. Feel free to reach out to them to get started on hosting your own coding workshops or simply get introduced to other interested schools / organizations. They are here to help you engage as many children and youth as possible in your community!
Riadh est actuellement directeur général des programmes et de la formation continue au sein du Ministère de l’Education. Il a occupé le poste de directeur général de l’évaluation et la qualité et aussi celui de directeur général du centre national de l’innovation pédagogique et de recherches en éducation. Il est reconnu pour son ouverture d’esprit et sa vision à la fois globale et orientée vers l'avenir.
Inspecteur de la jeunesse et de l’enfance, Chokri dirige le Centre National de l’Informatique pour Enfants depuis 2017. Il dispose d’une large expérience sur le terrain avec le centre régional de l’informatique pour l’enfant à Tataouine, où il a notammenet participé à la conception des programmes de formation en faveur des enfants et adolescents en informatique et multimédia. Il était également le point focal, au sein du Ministère, pour les organisations nationales et internationales en matière de protection des droits de l’enfant (UNICEF, Communauté Française de Belgique, Ligue Arabe, etc.)
Hamdi is passionate about empowering both youth and educators to effective use of ICT in learning and teaching. He currently teaches English at Korba middle school and is an active member of ITA (Informatics Tunisian Association), Tunisia TESOL and other academic associations. As a teacher and a teacher trainer, he has given a number of presentations and workshops focusing mainly on helping educators of different disciplines and subjects to enhance their ICT-related skills for the better of education and the community in general.
Professeur de mathématiques, Wided a reçu le prix national des enseignants innovants un concours organisé par Microsoft en partenariat avec le Ministère de l’Education Tunisien. Elle est spécialisée dans la technopédagogie et dans l’informatique débranchée.
26-year-old Atlarelang Mosime is the Founder and Director of Techno Kids Center, an ICT Academy for children age 2 ½ to 15. She has volunteered for several organisations, such as the Ministry of Education Skills & Development , where she served as IT Officer for the Education Center in Molepolole. She then joined the University of Botswana as an Intern Trainer for the Department of Information Technology. Atlarelang also volunteers with the Financial Literacy Trust of Botswana.
This dedicated IT expert has a passion for working with children and young teenagers, making sure they are given the full attention required for growth and success in all aspects of their lives. She belives that holistic child development leads to a brighter future. On a mission to fight computer illiteracy in her country, Atlarelang started introducing young children to computer science from a very young age: the earlier, the more chance to power-charge their future development, but also to improve the country’s economy in the long run.
Atlarelang completed her Hons Degree in Computer Systems Engineering at the Botswana Accountancy College in 2013.
Kesego is an aspiring techpreneur currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science at the University of Botswana. Kesego has been quite active in the tech space, having been selected to represent Botswana in China for a Technology Exchange hosted by Huawei Technologies. He also has been part of the Ampion Venture Bus and he was part of the delegates from Botswana who attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015 held in Nairobi, Kenya.
Kesego founded People Powered Network, a system that provides people with access to educational content without using the Internet - this project is endorsed by the US Embassy and YALI Techcamp. Kesego is also into community development and grassroots innovation, which got him to lead for Google Developer Group Gaborone (GDG Gaborone), a community of developers interested and enthusiastic about Google Developer Technologies. This came about because of the realization that developers are not aware of cutting-edge technologies developed by Google, which they could leverage to make their jobs easier.