Meet Joseph Nsengimana
The Director of the Mastercard Foundation’s Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT
Joseph Nsengimana is the Director for the Mastercard Foundation’s African Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT, based in Kigali Rwanda. The Centre aims to spark innovation and promote promising practices in the use of ICT for teaching and learning and catalyze significant improvements in secondary education across Africa.
“Our aim is to create an active connection between those who need the solutions and those who create them. We’ll also be bringing together Ministers of Education and other stakeholders to discuss the most pressing issues in education that technology can address. We’re talking about co-creation every step of the way.” – Joseph Nsengimana
Prior to joining the Mastercard Foundation, Joseph had a long career at Intel Corporation. His last role at Intel was Executive Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion (GDI) Policy, Strategy and External Partnerships (PSEP), responsible for helping Intel reach full representation in its US workforce in 2018 two years ahead of schedule. He crafted and led the implementation of Intel’s Africa public policy and corporate affairs strategy. He led the team responsible for government affairs, education, ICT and broadband policies in Sub Saharan Africa. He has worked closely with Ministries of Education and other stakeholders in using ICT to transform their education systems. He was involved in the roll out of Intel Teach. Joseph also led Intel’s participation in the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education (PSIPSE).