AWLA WEBINAR: MEET THE GUEST SPEAKER ( UCHENNA UGWU, FOUNDER, EDUFUN TECHNIK)

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Uchenna has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Innovative Business and Entrepreneurship Certificate from Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University Illinois USA and over seven (7) years’ experience in STEM Curriculum Development and Implementation of Gender-Enhancing STEM Education for Children/youths in a resource-limited/under-privileged communities in Nigeria.

Uchenna is the founder of Edufun Technik STEM HUB, a strategic Need-Based Teaching & Learning-facilitating Organization, designing and deploying knowledge-Based disruptive innovative approaches to STEM: Focusing on developing children’s’ potential skill-sets and talents by providing quality hands-on-training on Computer-language Coding/Programming, Design-Thinking, and Robotics, to inspire young kids to become Great Thinkers, Problem-Solvers, Innovators and Tech Leaders while guiding them to make good career decision for positive community impact.

Through her train-the-trainers program combined with educational workshops, after-school and in-class STEM Teaching-Learning activities, Uchenna has cumulatively taught over 1000 -STEM Classes since 2014 and have trained about 18,800 school students with over 60% being the Critical-Girl-Child as a means of closing the widening STEM-Gender Gap in our society.

Uchenna is motivated to raise a generation of young people that are highly innovative with excellent scientific skills who will take up careers in science and have successful societal impact.

In 2017 the United States of America Government awarded her a Prestigious Fellowship Award called the Mandela Washington Fellow, for her outstanding performance in the educational system.

In 2018 she was selected among the best 200 Inaugural African LEADERS of the Obama Foundation, as an Obama fellow. She was later selected as top ten mentors of the African fellows as the Obama Mentors.

In 2018 she mentored and lead her mentored team of young girls to the final stage of Technovation 2018 World Pitch Summit in Silicon Valley, California USA; where girls from around the world are exposed to learning and application of the skills they need to solve a community problem using technology.

Her team SaveAsoul won a gold medal putting Nigeria in the world map of tech and innovation Gold Medalist, she was celebrated by the Vice President, which was published in national and international newspapers.

In 2018 was selected among the best 200 Inaugural African LEADERS of the President Barack Obama Foundation.

During her NYSC she won the States Award of the best serving corps member, for building the state-of-the-art guidance and counselling center for inmates at the Onitsha prisons.

She is highly innovative and a change maker.

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