Sidy Ndao

Founder, Pan-African Robotics Competition

Dr. Ndao is the founder and president of the Dakar American University of Science & Technology (DAUST), a renowned scientist, a World Bank Group education expert, and a serial entrepreneur. He has published over 50 scientific papers and is owner of four US patents; he has been named 10 of the young scientists shaping the future by the World Economic Forum. His passion is promoting STEM education in Africa through his organization called SenEcole, which notably hosts the Pan-African Robotics Competition (PARC), considered today to be the largest STEM youth program in Africa.