Student ambassadors help advocate and promote HackforGood. We are proud to support these young innovators win their quest to use technology to solve problems, in their communities and in the world.
Davis Uzoechi is a 4th year Mechanical Engineering student. His interests include computer aided design, hardware and software development. As a 3D Africa intern, he is immersing himself in basic Arduino programming, computer aided design software like Fusion 360.
“To be an engineer, you must be a problem solver.” Davis believes that being a successful engineer depends on one’s ability to imagine, create and solve problems.
Cynthia is a 4thyear Electrical and Electronics Engineering student.
She enjoys figuring out how electrical and electronic tools and equipment were built and assembled and can often be found taking things apart and putting them together. She has experience with electrical conduits, wiring and installations of security systems and is super passionate about applying technology to solve problems.
As a 3D Africa intern, Cynthia enjoys using and sharing knowledge on AutoCAD, 3D printing, C/C++programming and Arduino programming.
Cynthia considers herself to be a leader and feminist. She is part of the Young Women Leadership Program (YWLP) and is a member of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). She is currently the Vice President of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering department at her university.
Collins is a 4th year Mechanical Engineering student. A Tech Enthusiast, he is passionate about Computer Aided Designs (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), 3D printing, hardware development and web design and particularly in these technologies applications to solve problems.
Collins shares his knowledge of SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and Arduino programming as a 3D Africa intern. In his free time, he is a cosmetologist, a music director and a youth tutor.
Ruth is a 4th year university student studying Industrial Physics. Everything Maker Space related excites Ruth. She is interested in how Artificial Intelligence is used in development. Ruth has gained knowledge using Fusion 360 and Arduino programming since she became a 3D Africa intern.
Ruth is passionate about developing her local community and implores her creativity in community service and other technology infused activities in her community.
Miracle is studying mechanical engineering and her interests include innovation, creativity, human centered design and emerging technologies. Miracle participated in Youth for Technology Foundation’s She Will Connect
program (a partnership with Intel) which is how she first learned about 3D Africa.
Ugo is a fourth year Mechanical Engineering Student. He remembers his first job out of Secondary School, as a pump attendant at a local gas station and looks back on that experience as the one that gave him an interest in engineering. You can see Ugo’s leadership qualities exhibited in school where he has been the mechanical engineering course representative for 4 years.
Clinton first began his technical career as a student at the Government Technical College Enugu (GTC) Shortly after he worked for the Nigeria Railway cooperation and Wheels and Spindles Nigeria Limited. He is
currently a 400 level Mechanical Engineering student, is Course Representative of his class and is a member of Christ Ambassador Student Outreach (CASOR).
Miracle is an IOT (Internet of Things) enthusiast. His biggest dream is to acquire knowledge around IoT and other and emerging technologies and in turns use this to impact in his world. He is currently enrolled in the 3D Africa program at YTF and is learning CAD (Computer Aided Design) and Ardiuno programming. A Rotaract, Miracle devotes his time to service leadership outside of the classroom and is a winner of the 2016 Decent Ambassador Award.
Jennifer is developing her skills primarily in Human Centered Design to tackle the poverty challenge in her home state. As a fourth year mechanical engineering student, her passion for engineering started when she was 12 in class when they were given a project to design a wheel barrow which she remembers playing an active role in the design and having discussions with her peers on usability. .
A maker-at-heart, Jennifer enjoys technical drawing and computer aided design. She is passionate about anything 3D printing, Laser Cutter, CNC and tools that enable innovation. Jennifer has a worldview that there are no limits to what women in engineering can do.
Born into a single parent household, Silvia remembers her mother supporting her throughout her education with the minimal income earned from garment making. As a fourth year mechanical engineering student, Sylvia is very interested in fabrication and machine designs and has a specialty in machine and product designs.
Sylvia enjoys using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to model products. She also is acquiring skills around 3D printing technology, IoT (Internet of Things) and Human Centered Designing. Sylvia’s hopes to own a school one day in the not too long future, where she youth will learn about how to use emerging technology for good and social change.
The first born of 4 children, Jidechi is a mechanical engineering student with a huge flair for football, tech trends, sports journalism, world geography and politics. Jidechi wants to specialize in the design and
production of automobiles in mechanical engineering. An avid gadget fanatic, Jidechi loves all things football and video games, singing and traveling.
Akram is a 3D Africa HackforGood Student Mentor. He will work with and
mentor our student ambassadors through this journey to share learnings,
ideas and best practices.
Akram is a third year (Junior) mechanical engineering student at the
University of Louisville. He is the current president of the National
Society of Black Engineers UofL chapter, and a tutor for the athletic
department. He is currently a Mechanical Engineering Intern at the
Chemours Company in Louisville, KY, U.S.A.