AI in Africa

Strathmore University, Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale Road, Nairobi, 59857-00200

Join us for an insightful session with Catherine, a leading expert in data science. 🌟 Explore how AI is revolutionizing opportunities for Africa's youth. 🌍 Catherine, a Data Science Manager at VISA, brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to advancing technology in Africa. πŸ’Ό Don't miss this chance to gain valuable insights into the transformative power of AI. πŸ’‘πŸš€

Oct 25, 2023, 10:30 – 11:30 AM



Key Themes

Career DevelopmentExplore MLMachine Learning

About this event

Join us for an illuminating session with Catherine, a distinguished expert in the field of data science. 🌟 Delve into the intersection of AI and Africa's youth and explore how artificial intelligence is reshaping opportunities, education, and aspirations for the next generation on the continent. 🌍

Catherine, currently a Data Science Manager at VISA, brings a wealth of experience in leveraging data for informed business decisions in the financial technology sector. πŸ’Ό With a Masters' degree in Machine Intelligence from the renowned African Masters' in Machine Intelligence Programme (AMMI), Catherine stands at the forefront of the AI revolution in Africa. πŸš€

Beyond her corporate role, she is an active member of the Masakhane community, dedicated to advancing Natural Language Processing (NLP) research in Africa. πŸ’¬ Her contributions extend to the development of Masakhane Web, a pioneering machine translation platform focused on African languages. 🌐

Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from Catherine into the transformative power of AI and how it's empowering Africa's youth. Join us for a dynamic discussion on the future of technology and its impact on the continent. πŸ’‘πŸ‘₯🌱



Wednesday, October 25, 2023
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM UTC


  • Catherine Gitau


    Data Science Manager


  • Nellius Kyalo

    GDSC Lead

  • Wanjiru Mbuthia

    Events Manager

  • Catherine Kuria

    IoT Lead

  • Maxwell Opondo

    Android Lead

  • Danroy Mwangi

    Strathmore University

    Design Lead

  • Melissa Kang'ara

    Cloud Lead

  • Tricia Nyoike

    Cybersecurity Lead

  • June Ngumbau

    ML/AI Lead

  • Shreeya Patel

    Strathmore University

    Social Media Manager

  • Alvin Lukilah

    Graphics Designer

  • Jimmy Chepkurui

    Web Development Lead

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