Chepkemoi Magdaline is a computer scientist with a passion to use technology, entrepreneurship and research to solve challenges in Africa, especially in rural areas. Additionally, she has 12 years’ experience serving in different technical capacities as a software engineer, network management system engineer, data scientist and educator at different universities. She also loves building innovation and business ecosystems using ICT for development (ICT4D).
Chepkemoi is the founder and executive director of EldoHub, an education technology platform targeting youth and women, with an aim of preparing them to benefit from the opportunities the digital economy offers and close the skills gap in Africa’s job market. She is also the current Chairperson of the Association of Countrywide Innovation Hub, a Network of Innovation Hubs from across the country, currently covering 40 counties with a membership of 80 Hubs . Chepkemoi holds a master’s degree in mobile telecommunications and innovation from Strathmore University and a degree in Computer Science.