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!
Victoria Ngono is the Founder & Executive Director of Girls In STEM Trust in Zimbabwe, an education non-profit organisation geared towards educating, empowering and enriching the lives of young women and girls to take up STEM studies, occupations and business enterprises.
Victoria is an ICT Professional and Women In ICT Advocate with a career spanning over ten years, specialising in Digital Transformation. She is a certified ICT and Digital Skills Trainer, Speaker and Mentor passionate about providing deliberate interventions around Social and Business Entrepreneurship for women.
Victoria is the Lead Africa Code Week Country Ambassador for Zimbabwe, an Africa Code Week Women’s Empowerment Programme 2020/2021 Facilitator and Graduate as well as a Women in Technology Network Global Ambassador. She is an Associate Member of the Computer Society of Zimbabwe, where she has served in the Chapter Executive, steering the ICT Education portfolio and being part of the organising team spearheading Tech Conferences and Events across the country.
Working in various leadership capacities with different organisations in Africa, Victoria aims to conscientise young female Africans on the benefits of Digital Literacy in relation to all facets of STEM. With her work cutting across all spheres of her immediate community and beyond, she focuses on working with corporate stakeholders to have a fuller share in impacting the lives of women and girls; ensuring that they feed into the workforce talent pipeline to achieve and sustain successful economic participation.