Uchenna Onwuamaegbu-Ugwu holds a degree in Psychology and a Certificate in Innovative Business/Entrepreneurship from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA.

She has over eight years’ experience in STEM Curriculum Development and the Implementation of Gender-Enhancing STEM Education for children/youth in resource-limited and underprivileged communities in Nigeria.

In 2018, she mentored a group of teenage girls to a gold award in a tech hackathon (the Global Technovation Challenge) in Silicon Valley, USA.

She is the recipient of the Mandela Washington fellowship for Young African Leaders. She has also been nominated as a Future Learning Leader by the Falling Walls Foundation in Germany.

She is on a mission to empower more girls, women and young people to embrace STEM careers as a way to eradicate inequality, discrimination and poverty in Africa.