Erin Fitzgerald

Cofounder & Country Director, Yiya Engineering Solutions


Originally from Boston, Erin has lived in Uganda for five years. Erin earned her undergraduate degree from MIT and her M.Ed. from Marquette University. She has over a decade of experience in secondary STEM education, teacher training, and curriculum development. She has been a teacher, teacher trainer, curriculum developer, and program designer and manager in locations as diverse as Wisconsin, Arizona, Ethiopia, and Uganda! Erin cofounded Yiya with fellow science-loving colleague Samson Wambuzi in the fall of 2016, with the mission of revolutionizing STEM education in East Africa!


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