Modesta Joseph

African Young Leader and Community Leader Tanzania. Modesta has shown that when women want a thing they can go for it.

18 year Modesta Joseph is interested in Technology, Entrepreneurship, Education and Social Issues. She is the founder of OUR CRIES, an organization which fights student’s harassment in the transportation sector by providing reporting platforms and she managed to get into terms with the State authority of Tanzania, Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority to take actions on the reported incidents. She won a third prize award as the young female innovator at Apps and Girls Annual Competition of 2014 and Tanzict Innovation Grantee of 2015. From 2015 till 2017, she was a volunteering trainer and an assistant mentor at Apps and Girls Organization after graduating from coding classes and entrepreneurship course at the same organization.

Modesta was one among the 30 Global teen leaders of 2017 identified throughout five continents with We are Family Foundation. She is a Part of the technology team at the African Block Chain initiative with the vision of educating the African Continent on the emerging trend of blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

    Never has there been such weighty responsibility on the shoulders of young people. Never has there been the influence in the hands of young people like the influence they carry now. But for Africa to reap the dividends she has longed for, it is up to our generation to make sure that influence is channelled correctly and directed towards relevant issues that affect not only ourselves but generations after us. This can only be achieved if we come together as young people and begin to address the challenges before us as a continent.


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