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Founder of IAMTHECODE

MARIÉME JAMME


Mariéme Jamme is an Award Winning Technologist and social entrepreneur. Marieme’s latest venture includes the launch of “IAMTHECODE”, as the first movement aiming at mobilizing governments, businesses and investors to support girls and young women in STEAMD (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Design). Her goal is to empower 1 million young women and girls globally to become coders by 2030 and to align with the United Nations 2030 Agenda. Co-Founder of “Africa Gathering”, one of the leading platform in Europe that enable businesses, governments, investor and entrepreneurs to share ideas about Africa for positive change, she also recently joined forces with a group of African leaders to create “Accur8Africa”, a new platform aiming at enabling governments, businesses, entrepreneurs and the civil society in Africa at measuring the success of the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 with Accurate Data. In 2017, she won the Innovation Award at the Global Goals Award 2017 by UNICEF and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as a GoalKeeper for her work in advancing the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals. Named on the Powerlist 2017 of Britain’s 100 most influential people of African and African Caribbean Heritage.