About Us

We are here to engineer sustainable solutions that impact lives


Engineer Africa is a leading organization dedicated to advancing engineering practices, innovation, and development across the African continent. Our mission is to empower African engineers, enhance engineering education and skills, foster technological advancements, and address local challenges through engineering solutions.

At Engineer Africa, we believe in the transformative power of engineering to drive sustainable development, economic growth, and social progress in Africa. We are committed to building a robust engineering ecosystem that nurtures talent, supports entrepreneurship, and facilitates collaboration among engineers, academia, industries, and governments.

Through knowledge sharing, capacity-building programs, mentorship, and networking opportunities, Engineer Africa empowers African engineers to become catalysts for positive change in their communities and the continent at large. We focus on various engineering domains, including civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, and more.

Our initiatives span across priority areas such as affordable housing, road development, flood prevention, and wireless mesh design. By addressing critical issues through innovative engineering solutions, we strive to create a future where Africa becomes a hub for technological advancements and engineering excellence.

Engineer Africa recognizes the brain drain of African engineers moving out of Africa to the West. As such, we actively engage the African diaspora as a part of the global community of African engineers, aiming to increase the engineering capacity of Africa and drive the continent's development.

Engineer Africa is a nonprofit corporation founded in December 2018. A tax-exempt public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the US internal revenue code.


Engineer Africa envisions a future where African engineers, both within the continent and in the diaspora, come together as a global community, uniting their knowledge, skills, and experiences to empower Africa's engineering capacity. We strive to reverse the brain drain phenomenon by actively engaging the African diaspora, fostering collaboration, and creating opportunities for growth and impact. Through this collective effort, we envision a transformed African continent where engineering excellence thrives, innovative solutions address pressing challenges, and sustainable development propels economic prosperity and improved quality of life for all.


Our mission is to build a robust engineering ecosystem in Africa by engaging the African diaspora as a vital part of a global community of African engineers. We aim to harness their expertise, foster collaboration, and create a platform for knowledge exchange, innovation, and development. By providing opportunities for engagement, skill transfer, and investment, we strive to increase Africa's engineering capacity, tackle brain drain, and retain and attract talent. Through partnerships, capacity-building initiatives, and impactful projects, we are committed to driving sustainable development, economic growth, and social progress across the continent. Together, we Engineer Africa's transformation and forge a brighter future for all Africans.


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