Isaac Damian Ezirim, is a social innovator, a technology inclusiveness advocate and the founder of Teens Can Code.
Isaac Damian Ezirim
Isaac Damian Ezirim, is a social innovator, a technology inclusiveness advocate and the founder of Teens Can Code, an organization he founded to help teens in marginalized communities in Africa access technology education and opportunities through problem solving and coding, and helping them secure summer jobs and internship opportunities. He is also the convener of the renowned Teens Code Conferences, a large scale event that has reached over 7,000 teenagers in various communities, the goal of the conference is to use technology education as the catalyst that can take teens from under-served areas and turn them into technology leaders who build positive societies. The project has been featured on BBC Africa, Channels Television, Television Continental (TVC).
He’s work has been recognized both locally and internationally including receiving the Queens Young Leaders Award from her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, UK. Damian is also a UN Global Goalkeeper with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, He is a fellow of the LEAP Africa Social Innovators Programme, a Global Youth ActioNet Fellow, an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth, and a Delegate Ambassador for the Global Engagement Summit.