Rebecca Ryakitimbo is the Co-founder and Chairperson of TechChix-Tanzania, a non-governmental organisaion (NGO) promoting, mentoring and training women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
TechChix is her brain child.
Rebecca was also the Internet Society's 2017 Youth@IGF Fellow, and is a Programme Officer at Community Aid and Small Enterprises Consultancy (CASEC).
She serves as an ICANNWiki Swahili Ambassador working towards the creation of internet governance content in Swahili, by hosting and facilitating internet governance workshops.
Rebecca is an active leader in the Tanzania Girl Guides Association. She is passionate about writing, reading, film making and horse riding.