Eva Yayi Mawa Upele
Co-Founder/Project Director

Eva Yayi is a Masters Candidate studying ICT Innovator Course for an MSc in Information Systems at Kobe Institute of Computing, Japan. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Uganda Christian University.

She is the Co-founder of GoGirls-ICT Initiative, South Sudan, a Technology Organization that mentors women and girls.

She has partnered with numerous international organisations, and has spoken at leading African ICT conferences including ICT4Ag 2013, Rwanda. Since graduation she has worked with local NGOs in South Sudan, including CEPO (Community Empowerment for Progress Organization) as a media and IT officer, and Kapital Movie with whom she was a Program Researcher and Director of the #PeaceHackCamp project, 2015. As a year-long program that included IT and video production training, #PeaceHackCamp concluded with South Sudan's first international yet community developed technology, social activism and peacebuilding event, launching a series of events that have since taken place in Colombia and Egypt.

She works as a Teaching Assistant at the College of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Juba