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!
Project manager and head of innovation at Bantou Telecom - a digital services provider based in Douala, Carole is also the Managing Director of 24Labs, a coworking space that she plans to turn into a true technology hub for Central Africa. She holds an Engineering degree in Networking and Project Management as well as a Masters degree in IT Security. Her passion for African startups and digital entrepreneurship also feed her inspiration as Chief Editor of Tech9, a webzine dedicated to ICT news in Africa.
Obum has been with Google since 2007, where he co-founded the Google Educator Groups community program, helping educators around the world bring education technology solutions to the classroom. Obum also launched skills development initiatives in universities across Africa, Latin America, India, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia, empowering millions of students with digital marketing and software development skills. Obum is passionate about leveraging the power of technology to help people live, work and unveil their greatest potential.
Bruck is the co-founder and Chief Technical Officer of InfinEth Solutions. He has worked on various ICT assignments for the United Nations Economic Commissions for Africa in Ethiopia as well as for the United Nations Logistics Base in Italy. Technology speaker and lecturer at the Addis Ababa University and Unity University, Bruck also hosts a weekly technology program on AfroFM 105.3 where he shares his passion for entrepreneurship, collaboration and technology. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Addis Ababa University as well as a Master's degree in Digital Signal Processing from the Aalborg University in Denmark.
Dorsaf Benna Chelly is the Founder and President of ITA association "Informatics Tunisian Association"and the founder of the National Olympiad programming TOP and of the national competition Scratch TUCS. She is also inspector of colleges and schools providing training for computer science teachers and working on ICT curriculum. She chairs an ambitious project in Tunisia "Coding is a right" that helps Tunisian kids enjoy coding.
Oussama was awarded best student in class for his national baccalaureate in computer science in 2014. He was recognized as top student by Tunisia President Moncef Marzouki himself during National Science Day. Now a software engineering student at INSAT, journalist at INSAT Press and member of the Tunisian Computing Association, Oussama was a coach on the Tunisian Olympiad in Programming (TOP) team in 2014 and 2015. He also joined IEEE INSAT, hosting several workshops on web development and competitive programming.