Dr. Itoro Emembolu is a Director at TechQuest STEM Academy, a non-profit technology education provider in Nigeria that has delivered digital skills & capability building programs across Africa, impacting over 35,000 people (https://tqstem.org/).
She has over 18 years cognate experience in in the areas of Research and Education, Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluations (Impact and Process Evaluations), Programme Design and implementation, Business Strategy, Knowledge Management and Data Analysis. Itoro has facilitated collaborations and project implementations with different industry organisations, organisational bodies and government bodies and institutions
She holds a B.Eng (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria; an MSc (Honors) in International Business, Energy & Petroleum from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland; an MPhil in Management (Strategic Management) from Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University, Nigeria; and a PhD in Computer Networks and Security from Northumbria University, Newcastle, United Kingdom. She is interested in reducing the digital skills gaps in Africa and getting more people to access technology and be technology enabled where needed.