Co-founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Yiya Solutions
Samson, a Yiya cofounder and 2019 Obama Africa Leader is a physics teacher with a Bachelor of Science in education from Makerere University and a veteran of Uganda's education system. He grew up in a rural area with limited resources. Yiya's mission has been shaped by his childhood experiences. He has a genius talent for educational design and a deep passion to leverage the power of experiential learning to end cycles of poverty endemic in Uganda. Samson's passion drives him to create learning experiences full of educational games that demonstrate difficult topics in a student-friendly way.