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!
Ademola (a.k.a.: ‘Ade’) is a Software Engineer at SAP Ireland. Passionate about Ed-Tech, creativity and innovation, Ade is the founder of CODERINA, an NGO working to promote and strengthen coding and STEM skills acquisition among African students and teachers. He is involved in several STEM /Coding initiatives such as: EU Code week, CoderDojo and FIRST LEGO® League. Ade is a jury on the Ireland FLL Championship panel and coordinates similar activities in Nigeria. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Science as well as a PMI membership & Graduate Certificate in Innovation in Social Enterprise from the Dublin City University
Evelyn is a seasoned web developer and the co-founder & Program co-ordinator of Soparkids ('School of Programming and Robotic for Kids'), an initiative that teaches computer science, coding and robotics to young children. Soparkids clubs can be found in primary and secondary schools as well as in after-school stem programs. Convinced that every child can code, Evelyn has impacted more than 300 children in her community through Soparkids so far. Another huge success was the recent Summer of Code and Robotics , which saw children developing outstanding games, short story animations and the very first SOPARK X15 robot. Evelyn holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and she is currently completing a PGD in Education.
Passionate about technology, entrepreneurship and education, Temitayo is an IT consultant, web/software developer and trainer with over 7 years ICT experience. He currently serves Euidem IT Solutions as Team Head, including Euidem Academy, the training arm of the company with several thousands of people trained on coding so far via the Google CS First program and the CodeLagos initiative of the Lagos State Government.
He is part of The Lean on Me (LOM) project and several SDG projects. He received business and entrepreneurial training from the Enterprise Development Centre, Pan Atlantic University, Lagos Business School and SDA Bocconi School of Management (Italy).
Okoedoh is a STEM Educator with CODERINA Educational Foundation, an independent non-profit organization that works to encourage IT development, innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa.
Passionate about helping young people (especially in underserved areas) access foundational and lifelong transferable skills using technology, he believes that youth empowerment through ICT will radically reduce the high rate of youth unemployment in Nigeria.
This is how he became an Africa Code Week Ambassador for his country, successfully empowering 1,000+ students and 400 teachers across several communities with coding tools and skills over the past few years.
Anu joined the big SAP family in 2007 and believes in empowering her team to be the best at what they do. She understands that, when it comes to teamwork, every member of the team matters; and that when it comes to digital education in the 21st century, every child must be empowered.
On her free time, she enjoys painting, meditating and practicing yoga. Anu has an M.Sc. in Software Engineering from St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from University of Maryland, Baltimore county.