STEMi Africa
STEMi Africa
Strategy Lead, STEMi Makers Africa
Lagos, Nigeria
Biography
Amanda Obidike is a Certified professional in STEM by the Open University, United Kingdom and Founder of The Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Innovation Makers of Africa (STEMi Makers Africa) where she creates sustainable and implementable projects in underserved Communities across 13 Sub-Saharan countries by preparing the next generation of innovators with free access to STEM pathway resources, tools and Professional Development. She is a 2019 Global WACREN awardee and The MAI Woman in Technology who is recognized for her passion in raising leaders through STEM and successfully championing diversity in digital literacy for the African child. Amanda chose this work because STEM Education plays a global role in Africa's competitiveness and producing innovative economic leadership. She is passionate about the future economic growth and prosperity of Africa as it depends on an aligned education system that supports developmental efforts and empowers students to become innovators, self-reliant, critical thinkers and technology proficient problem solvers
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