Mbadika

Ideas and Those Who Create Them

OUR MISSION. PLAIN AND SIMPLE.

Build.Learn.Innovate

OUR LINE OF PRODUCTS FOR

ASPIRING YOUNG INNOVATORS AND ENTREPRENEURS

Mens et Manus

OUR HANDS-ON PROGRAM FOR

ASPIRING YOUNG INNOVATORS AND ENTREPRENEURS

 




Global Focus. Youth-Driven

As a team of young innovators and entrepreneurs, its our mission to foster youth-driven innovation and entrepreneurship around the world.




Designed for Innovators

Our line of products and kits are designed to support aspiring young innovators through the product design and development process, one step at a time.




G.E.N.I.U.S

We provide young innovators and entrepreneurs a platform to submit their ideas for new products and kits, in exchange for a piece of the action.




Global Business Opportunities

Every Mbadika product is locally manufactured and provides an aspiring young entrepreneur the opportunity to scale their venture beyond their borders.


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Our Programs



Testimonials


  • “It gives you all the tools you need to create your own company. But the most important thing is that you realize that it is possible to create your own business, maybe it will need a lot of work, but it gives you hope that you can do what you want.“

    Ignacio Jeria Pérez
  • “If you want to have a quiet week, listen to instructors and then filling some forms, don’t participate in Diiaki!“

    Juan Sebastián Vielmas Rodríguez
  • "I think the program is excellent because it develops the engineering skills of participants and opens your mind to a better world. They should continue with this program and to show it to all of the world."

    Sebastián Valenzuela

Meet Our Team


The Brains behind the Operation

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    Netia A. McCray Founder|Executive Director

    Ms. McCray is a recent graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the Department of Political Science. She is the Founder and Executive Director focused on the development and establishment of Mbadika.

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    Hazel C. Zengeni Chief Technology Officer

    Ms. Zengeni is a recent graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She is our Chief Technology Officer focused on Product Design and Development.

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    Chandler D. Douglas Chief Operation Officer

    Mr. Douglas is a recent graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He is our Chief Operations Officer focused on our Supply Chains and Global Operations.

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    Zachary Beaumont-Kelly Marketing Intern

    Mr. Beaumont-Kelly is a Sophomore at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He is our Marketing Intern focused on the domestic and international branding of Mbadika.

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    Professor Ben Ross Schneider Board of Advisors

    Ben Ross Schneider is Ford International Professor of Political Science and director of the MIT Brazil program.

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    Saran Kaba Jones Board of Advisors

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Our Accomplishments


We are proud to be participants in the following competitions, events, and conferences.