Amanda Obidike | Founding Curator of the WEF Global Shapers, Ozubulu Hub; & Executive Director of STEMi Makers Africa

Amanda ObidikeAmanda Obidike is a multi-award winning social innovator, technologist and data scientist. She is the Founding Curator of the WEF Global Shapers, Ozubulu Hub and Executive Director of STEMi Makers Africa. In this role, she provides leadership, strategy management and oversees the design and implementation of sustainable Community projects and STEM Education across 19 Sub-Saharan countries by preparing the next generation of Africans with STEM lucrative skills for Africa’s workforce.

Forbes Science marked her as the African changing the culture fabric for young talents to embrace opportunities in STEM. In addition to Data Science, Amanda addresses thematic topics on Social Innovation, Youth Development, Entrepreneurship and reform in Education Curriculum.

In 2020, she was given the Global Award for Achievement by TechWomen 100; Rising Star Award Winner of DITA Microsoft; and Role Model Finalist in Booking.com Technology Playmakers Awards, for successfully championing diversity in technology and innovation for the girl child. She has a certificate in Biomedical Research Data Management from the Harvard Medical School; STEM Education from the Open University United Kingdom; and Economics from the Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

She serves as a Mentor in the New York Academy of Science, Cherie Blair Foundation, the 1million Women in Tech, Global thinkers for Women where she lends her voice, knowledge, and serves as a role model to girls in Africa.

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