John Rexford Nzira is a big believer in the future of today’s youth. He has been working at Twende Social Innovation Center since 2018 and serving as the Executive Director since 2020. John’s daily mission is to inspire and equip the youth with training in creativity, innovative thinking, and practical “hands-on” implementation. He has progressively championed various programs and projects at Twende including tech incubation, Innovation clubs, and extension of Twende to the Kilimanjaro region by establishing the Twende-Orkolili satellite center.
Prior to Twende, John served as a project manager within HR management at Intel Schools where he discovered his passion to serve and work with the youth. John graduated from Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College, where he majored in human resource management.
His other affiliations include area director in Toastmasters (Northern Tanzania), deputy event manager and speaker coach at TEDxMajengo, and talent director at Outstanding Solutions. Outside of work, John enjoys night cycling, playing board games with friends, and listening to podcasts.