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Who We are

At KsGEN we are passionate about building informed,skilled and innovative communities in a quest to foster inclusion towards a digital oriented Africa. We visualize a skilled community in utilizing and accessing latest technologies,innovations and development environments for research and implementation.

The organization comprises of an energetic group of passionate and active team members.
KsGEN's Management Team

Rebecca Ryakitimbo

Director

Linda Malisa

DigiAbility Coordinator

Elizabeth Paul

Programs Manager

Asha Hussein

Intern

Mokanga Emmanuel

Finance & Admin Manager

Meet KsGEN’s Board

Rebecca Ryakitimbo

Rebecca Ryakitimbo is a technologist, writer and researcher. She has been an active contributor for GenderIT,a gender and ICT policy think tank. She has been an African School of Internet Governance (AFRISIG) Fellow, an Internet Society youth@IGF fellow, an UPROAR Fellow, a Google Policy fellow among other fellowships.She has also served as one of the […]

Tia Kohs

Tia Kohs is a Ph.D. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering at Oregon Health & Science University.Tia holds a BS in Biology and BA in Chemistry from Whitworth University where she also served as a research assistant and Chief Operating Officer of the students investment group among others.Tia’s team at OHSU emerged winners of the MIT COVID-19 […]

Iris Naushad

Iris Naushad is the Arusha Regional commissioner of Tanzania Girl guides association(TGGA) and a teacher at Peace Academy Primary School.Iris has vast experience working with the girl child,from organizing campaigns against gender based violence,sexual and reproductive health education,STEAM promotion amongst others.Iris leads the TGGA’s Arusha guide groups,districts and branches impacting over 5000 women and girls.She […]

Dr.Dina Machuve

Dina Machuve is a Lecturer at the School of CoCSE at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science
and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha, Tanzania. Her research focuses on developing data-driven solutions
in Agriculture.

Mireille Toulekima

MIREILLE TOULEKIMA is an Award-Winning Global Entrepreneur, Global Energy Consultant,Mentor & Coach, a three-times Published Author, International Speaker, Humanitarian,Ambassador and women empowerment advocate & champion with a particular focus on developing and emerging markets and STEM industries.

Henry H.Mwinuka

Henry Mwinuka is an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and sub-ordinate Courts thereto save for Primary Courts. He possesses a bachelor degree in Law and a master degree in Information and Communication Technology Law from Tumaini University- Iringa.

Duduzile Mkhwanazi

Duduzile is an experienced executive with a history of working in the public sector and telecommunications. She is skilled in Analytical Skills, Strategy and Public Speaking. A professional with a Master’s degree focused in Public Policy Analysis from Universit√© Montpellier I. She has served as the Chief executive officer of Project Isizwe in scaling strategies that led to the increased roll out and organizational footprint of public Wi-Fi in 7 Provinces