Anesu Masube is an Atlas Corps Class 21 Fellow with 7 years of experience in technology for development in the nonprofit sector. During the Atlas Corps Fellowship, Anesu has served at the American Express Foundation, where he worked to expand the American Express Leadership Academy Franchise. He recently helped organize and host the 2017 American Express Leadership Academy Summit in New York City.
Anesu earned Bachelor’s of Science Honors Degree in Computer Science from the National University of Science and Technology in Zimbabwe and has been involved in a number of youth initiatives in Zimbabwe and around the world. He co-founded of Zimbabwe’s foremost internationally convened platform by young people, TheSpace Zimbabwe. He consulted for Wings Learning Centres, an edtech social enterprise in Kolkata and Bangalore in India, where he was responsible for digital marketing and partnerships. In 2015 he was awarded a scholarship to be an IDEX global fellow in India. He worked for Janaagraha Center for Citizenship and Democracy as a Product Associate where he coordinated and managed I Paid a Bribe International (IPAB), an online tool which seeks to expose and understand retail corruption by capturing data through crowdsourcing.
In 2014 Anesu was selected to represent Opportunities for Zimbabweans at the International Youth Forum Seliger in Russia where he was responsible for reporting and addressing the key social critical issues affecting young Zimbabweans. Apart from bringing along the experience of having worked in developing countries and understanding their needs, Anesu is also a skilled web applications developer as well as a social media analyst.