Mariéme Jamme became the Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award (iDEA), Industry Ambassador in 2018.
Marieme’s latest venture includes the launch of IAMTHECODE, as the first African-led global movement aiming at mobilising governments, businesses, philanthropic foundations and investors to support marginalised girls and young women to have access to STEAMD (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Design) education. Her goal is to empower 1 million young women and girls globally to become coders by 2030. iamtheCODE is a UN reconsigned organisation. Mariéme is a Board of Director the World Wide Web Foundation, founded by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web and is the first senegalese woman to have made it to the North Pole.
Together with Andy Rubin, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Peter Chou and Cole Brodman Christopher unveiled the world’s first mobile phone based on Android, T-Mobile G1. In 2007, he and Tim Cook closed Apple ́s first partnership on iPhone outside the US. Christopher started his career with Accenture.
Christopher has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader and ranked one of the Top50 Innovators To Watch. He takes an avid interest in promoting an open information society, science, arts and equality and graduated from the Vienna University of Economics.
Commercial Director - European Acetyls
Akira also sits on the boards of Alyssum Ltd (aka Fly Victor), Tricoya Technologies, Fulcrum Bioenergy, Solidia Technologies, and the OGCI Climate Investments (a $1bn fund).
Akira has a Masters in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelors degree in Law & Management. He is a 2008 IChemE Innovation Award Winner, a 2012 Marshall Memorial Fellow and 2015 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. On a pro-bono basis Akira sits on the educational advisory board of the European Climate KIC. He is hugely passionate about education and youth programmes.
Our advocates and ambassadors
Laura Ulloa Gonzalez
Entrepreneur, GoalKeeper 2017
Digital Leader, Age 12
Head of Scholarship, RGS Guildford
Founder &CEO Women in Marketing CIC, UK Champion
Manager of International Affairs at the Obama Foundation
Managing Director of Jayne Moore Media
Reenad Bint Saud AlEnazi
Rewarded Online Executive Coach, Business Mentor, Bestseller Author and Keynotespeaker at @bigspeak
Senior manager in Surrey Library Service
Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, New York
Full Stack Developer and PM Latam from Technical Evangelism at Microsoft, leading innovation and open source initiatives for developers
Ugandan Social Entrepreneur, Technologist, activist, mentor, teacher and investor
Entrepreneur, Founder of Jetworks, Reponsible for Digital Innovation at Zôdio Brasil
Researcher and Activist, China
Boston Consulting Group, USA
Lorenna Vilas Boas
iamtheCODE Ambassor Brazil
Technology Artist, California
Ambassador & Mentor iamtheCODE Japan
CTO of Innovate Uganda
Saran Kaba Jones
Founder and CEO of FACE Africa
Executive Director and Global Strategy, ONE
Manson Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Founder of Treeshake, South Africa
General Manager of Microsoft, Brazil
Country Head of UBS Group,Brazil
Consultant at ThoughtWorks, co-founder of Garoa Hacker Club and author of Fluent Python, Brazil
CEO of the Haykal Group, Syria
Principal at ThoughtWorks
CEO of The Empathy Business
Co-founder and director of Daughters of Eve
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