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!

Seydou Sy
  • Seydou Sy
  • Lead, Jokkolabs Bamako,
  • Mali

Passionate about innovation and digital skills, Seydou founded the Ecole supérieure de commerce et de technologie in Bamako, where he also heads Jokkolabs for Mali.

Seydou is involved in activities such as open innovation programmes of the training of women and entrepreneurs in digital and non-technical skills. He also leads jokkokids in Bamako, a program that encourages coding at school from an early age.

Cheikh Konaté
  • Cheikh Konaté
  • Mauritania

Bakari Guèye
  • Bakari Guèye
  • Journalist & French Teacher, World Learning Algeria
  • Mauritania

Jerry Mayowa Toba
  • Jerry Mayowa Toba
  • STEAM Educator at CODERINA Education and Technology Foundation
  • Nigeria

A staunch believer in the power of  youth to drive change, Jerry is on a passionate mission to empower Africa’s young generation, especially those living in underserved communities. Through his active participation in Africa Code Week over the past few years, he has introduced over 5,000 young learners and 3,000 teachers to coding skills in several communities across Nigeria.