Ida Nganga is the Global President, Startup Innovation at the Global Council for the Promotion of International Trade; the Regional Head, UNESCO Emerging Technologies for Development based in Bordeaux, France; and on the Boards of the International Centre for Enterprise Development (ICED Digitizing Trade Taskforce) and the Globe Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

She is also the founder of an award-winning Regional Consortium of Experts for Development who uses technology and engineering as an enabler for achieving the SDGs. She is committed to putting a spotlight on startup development, technology transfer, gender inclusion, stakeholder engagement & intercontinental collaboration. She is on the advisory committees for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)’s Digital Innovation Framework, Afrinic’s Government Cluster, ICANN’s Africa Strategy 2020, Communications Authority’s Online Safety, and the Global Peace Foundation’s Leap Innovation HUBS. She also Co-Chairs the Internet for Development Global Community and its Internet for Education Lead.

She is a Tech for Good global partner on online safety & security, computer science education, and cloud solutions, as well as an Ambassador for Africa Code Week by SAP and UNESCO. She is also a certified leadership and management trainer by Dale Carnegie International, which uses the behavioral science approach, and a much sought-after global speaker known for her oratory prowess.