Roxy Ndebumadu is a fighter and survivor. A woman defined by resiliency, ambitiousness, and life experiences which taught her to persevere through adversity. She called Bowie, Maryland her home for over 20 years. An award-winning trailblazer who drives inspiration, leads innovation, and cultivates communities. A storyteller who gets others to face fears and tell stories. In November 2019, Roxy made history by being the youngest women elected to serve as Bowie City Councilwoman and the first African American woman to represent District 4 within the State of Maryland.
She graduated from Howard University in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and minor in Business Administration. Despite focusing on Health Sciences, her career took a sudden U-turn. Due to a desire to help tackle technology infrastructure issues in Nigeria and rural areas for underprivileged minorities - she landed at Microsoft. She defies critics and breaks through glass ceilings at Microsoft, where she's currently a Federal Customer Success Lead. She's tasked with leading a team of technical advisors, transforming and cultivating Microsoft's customer relationships with Federal Agencies, identifying and connecting with internal and external stakeholders, developing strategy and customer positioning around Artificial Intelligence product customization, implementing customer initiatives through Cloud, and much more.
Roxy spends her free time selflessly giving to causes such as: Women in Technology, Brookings Institution, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, The Women's Center, Venture Capital Firms, State/Local Boards, and advising corporations on technology in Africa pro bono.