Njideka Harry
Njideka Harry

Njideka Harry

President and CEO of Youth for Technology Foundation


Njideka U. Harry is the President and CEO of Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF), an innovative non-profit organization focused on using the power of technology to transform the lives of youth and women living in developing countries. YTF’s strength lies in its ability to access market demands, design developmental programs, provide linkages that accelerate business opportunities and administer customized information and communications technology (ICT) and entrepreneurship training programs that uplift youth and women from poverty.

Mrs. Harry also serves as a consultant to several social enterprises, for-profit businesses with a social mission and international agencies on matters related to technology for development, entrepreneurship, gender/impact investing and corporate social responsibility. She has moderated and served on hundreds of panels in international forums and her work has been featured world renowned journals, books on ICT and development and in Forbes and the Huffington Post.

Mrs. Harry earned her BBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She completed her post-graduate studies at Stanford University were she was a Reuters Digital Vision Fellow. Mrs. Harry is an Ashoka Fellow and a Schwab Foundation Fellow at the World Economic Forum.