Meet Joseph Nsengimana

Director at the Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning

The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning drives the innovative use of technology to improve access to quality education, particularly for the most underserved communities. 

The Centre works with a range of actors, including innovation hubs, EdTech entrepreneurs, policymakers, researchers, educators, and learners, to support the effective and impactful integration of technology in education, including the development, deployment and scale-up of promising EdTech innovations that boost learning and strengthen the education system.  

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), where he was responsible for helping Intel reach full representation in its US workforce two years ahead of schedule in 2018.   

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). 

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