Director, Mastercard Foundation African Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning

Joseph Nsengimana

Joseph is the director of the Mastercard Foundation African Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning. The Centre aims to spark innovation and promote promising practices in the use of ICT for teaching and learning and learning, and to catalyze significant improvements in education across Africa.

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, focusing on Policy, Strategy, and External Partnerships. He also served as the Director of Programs at the Intel Foundation and expanded its programs outside the US, including joining the Partnership to strengthen innovation and practice in secondary education (PSIPSE) in Africa and India, and the launching of the Women in Science (WiSci) in partnership with the US State Department and others.

Joseph also served as Intel’s Director of Public and Corporate Affairs in Africa. He led the team responsible for public and government affairs, education, ICT, and broadband policies in Sub Sahara Africa. He worked closely with Ministries of Education in the use of ICT to transform education systems, as well as Ministries of ICT and regulators in expanding broadband access.