Nafisa Lawal Idris, a prominent public speaker, has emerged as Northern Nigeria’s first female data scientist.
Idris, from Tureta Local Government Area in Sokoto State, is the convener of the Kaduna Entrepreneur Conference, a forum aimed at empowering and connecting young small business holders to propel their enterprises through networking.
Her groundbreaking accomplishments have profoundly impacted her community in Tureta and beyond.
“Her story is a beacon of hope and possibility, inspiring young girls to dream big and break free from limitations.
“We salute Nafisa for her efforts in creating a more inclusive and diverse tech industry.
“As Nafisa continues to chart new territory and make strides in data science, her influence shows no signs of waning.
“Her commitment to excellence, tireless dedication and unwavering belief in the power of data will continue to shape the industry’s future.
“We eagerly anticipate her groundbreaking contributions and the doors she will open for aspiring data scientists, a national newspaper wrote in a tribute to the young trailblazer.
Idris also mentors Women in Tech and Black Girls in Tech while holding WomenTech Network Global Ambassador and Northern Tech Ambassador positions.
She is on the advisory board of Spendo, a Customer Experience Platform that enables individuals, companies, and businesses to establish and strengthen customer relationships.