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!
Arhtur is an Ivorian born and living in Mauritius. Having held several upper management roles within the African telecommunications indutry, he has a deep understanding of ICT innovation, challenges and potential for the continent. He is currently working on the Internet uptake and sustainable development as a growth engine and leverage for social transformation. Arthur is also actively involved in initiatives that empower youth through technology and digital tools. He holds and MBA as well as several technical certificates in ICT.
“Most of the fundamental ideas of Science are essentially simple and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone” – Albert Einstein
Strongly believing in this quote from Einstein and actively engaged in the promotion of Science and Technology in Mauritius and Rodrigues, Hemraj has evolved in this field at various levels and amongst people of all walks of life since 2005 when he joined the Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre (RGSC), the only institution mandated for the promotion and popularization of Science and Technology in Mauritius and Rodrigues.
As Manager/Curator, Hemraj manages RGSC's IT facilities while contributing to the development of Science and Technology exhibitions and conduction of science popularization activities. He has been Jury member of several science project based competitions and has contributed to several international workshops/conferences.
Before completing a Master’s degree in Information and Communication Technology at the University of Mauritius, he studied Electrical & Electronics Engineering. He has also enhanced his general knowledge in Green ICT, Photovoltaics and Energy Auditing.
Through RGSC, Hemraj has been pivotal in rolling out Africa Code Week in Mauritius and looks forward to making this a successful and popular activity across the island.