Odomitchi Anikpo, President

Odomitchi is a Senior Software Engineer at Google Inc. Born and raised in Côte d'Ivoire, completed a MSc in Management of Information Systems (MIS), and a Bachelor Degree in both Computer Science and MIS from University of Nebraska at Omaha. She has over 15 years of experience leading the development of software systems.

LEADERSHIP

TEAM

Yaya Bamba,
Treasurer

Based in Côte d'Ivoire, Yaya is Manager Implementation Strategy and Services at 3E Company, SAP EHS. Yaya has several years of IT experience in the design, development and global implementation of Enterprise Systems. Yaya is also a successful local entrepreneur with a passion for teaching information science courses.

Dr. Mary Rauner, Board Director

Dr. Mary Rauner is a Senior Research Associate at WestEd. She has 20 years of research, evaluation, strategic planning, and teaching experience in government, non-profit, academic, and private sectors. Mary holds a PhD in Education and an MA in Sociology and International Educational Development from Stanford University.

Yusuf Bashir, Board Director

Yusuf Bashir, an entrepreneur and technologist, is the CEO of Kad ICT Hub, a high capacity Tech Hub in Kaduna, Nigeria. Formerly CEO of Coders4Africa, Nigeria; and previously a US-based engineer; Yusuf holds a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering. He is now primarily based in Nigeria.

Nana Amoakohene, Secretary

Nana Amoakohene is a Project Management Consultant at Deloitte. He has 12 years of IT experience leading teams within a variety of IT-related initiatives: software development, process improvement, environment provisioning, and release management. Nana holds a MSc in Management of Information Technology from University of Virginia.

Odomitchi Anikpo, President

Odomitchi is a Senior Software Engineer at Google Inc. Born and raised in Côte d'Ivoire, completed a MSc in Management of Information Systems (MIS), and a Bachelor Degree in both Computer Science and MIS from University of Nebraska at Omaha. She has over 15 years of experience leading the development of software systems.

Yaya Bamba,
Treasurer

Based in Côte d'Ivoire, Yaya is Manager Implementation Strategy and Services at 3E Company, SAP EHS. Yaya has several years of IT experience in the design, development and global implementation of Enterprise Systems. Yaya is also a successful local entrepreneur with a passion for teaching information science courses.

Board of Directors

Côte d'Ivoire

Dr. Mary Rauner, Board Director

Dr. Mary Rauner is a Senior Research Associate at WestEd. She has 20 years of research, evaluation, strategic planning, and teaching experience in government, non-profit, academic, and private sectors. Mary holds a PhD in Education and an MA in Sociology and International Educational Development from Stanford University.

Yusuf Bashir, Board Director

Yusuf Bashir, an entrepreneur and technologist, is the CEO of Kad ICT Hub, a high capacity Tech Hub in Kaduna, Nigeria. Formerly CEO of Coders4Africa, Nigeria; and previously a US-based engineer; Yusuf holds a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering. He is now primarily based in Nigeria.

Nana Amoakohene, Secretary

Nana Amoakohene is a Project Management Consultant at Deloitte. He has 12 years of IT experience leading teams within a variety of IT-related initiatives: software development, process improvement, environment provisioning, and release management. Nana holds a MSc in Management of Information Technology from University of Virginia.