The Lead Ambassador is your main anchor for Africa Code Week event orchestration, questions and support in your country. Feel free to reach out to them on social 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!
In addition to coordinating Africa Code Week training for ICT teachers in Tanzania, Josephine helped coordinate the Robotics (Lego & Arduino) Summer camp for children organized by DTBi in collaboration with the African Transformative Innovation Partners (ATIP) and Airtel Tanzania.
Lead Youth & Girls Connection Officer at WATED (Women Action Towards Entrepreneurship Development) and active member of TAWLA (Tanzania Women Lawyers Association), Josephine has been working as the Dar Teknohama Business Incubator (DTBi), the only ICT hub and incubator in Tanzania currently hosted at the Commission for Science &Technology.
She also served as Coordinator of the Airtel Fursa Lab hosted at the Kijitonyama Primary school, TAWLA and WATED Volunteer, as well as and Project Officer of the Drone project of Delivery of medicines and blood samples from Ukerewe Island to Mwanza (a joint project by DHL, GIZ and DTBi).
In collaboration with the United Nations One of Tanzania, Josephine also helped coordinate training for civil society organizations on widening the Democratic Space in Dar es Salaam. She was a keynote speaker representing youth on the 1st National Women’s Rights Forum in Dar es Salaam in November 2016. She is now interning with Global Women’s Studies to assist in the organisation of events for the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence at NUI Galway (2018).
Josephine graduated in Integrated Law & Sharia and is currently pursuing a MA in Gender Rights and Globalization at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) 2018-2019.