Sophie Ngassa

Executive Director & Founder at Center for Youth Education and Economic Development - CYEED



  • Female
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  • Lives in: Bamenda
    Country: Cameroon
  • Center for Youth Education and Economic Development - CYEED
    Non-profit organization or network
  • ICTs, Entrepreneurship, Sustainable development and Climate change, Water & sanitation, Mentorship


“Women need to surround themselves with other women and embrace each other, not tear each other down.” – Rebecca Minkoff

Sophie has been teaching in a Technical College for 12 years. Recently she created a platform “Leading Women in Water and Technology” after attending the TechWomen program in 2014. She is a Technovation Challenge Regional Ambassador for Cameroon and the Women TechMakers Lead of GDG Bamenda. She is a Grace Hopper 2016 Scholar awardee.
Presently doing a post graduate program in Water Resources Management in the University of Dschang (FASA). She founded in 2010 a youth vocational technical training and entrepreneurship development center, called CYEED based in Bamenda. My dream is to create sustainable and accessible technology-based solutions for undeserved communities.
I am passionate about building a society where everyone especially women and girls are have secured via a strong engagement in productive and sustainable activities in STEM.
I am highly engaged in activities to train girls to use technology (STEM) to solve problems in their communities.

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