Breaking Barriers And Making History: Nafisa Lawal Idris, Northern Nigeria’s First Female Data Scientist



In a remarkable feat of determination and talent, Nafisa Lawal Idris has emerged Northern Nigeria’s first female data scientist, from Tureta Local Government Area (LGA), Sokoto State.

Nafisa’s groundbreaking accomplishments have had a profound impact on her community in Tureta and beyond, by challenging societal norms and paving the way for other women in tech, through positive change that she is driving, resonating far, beyond the boundaries of her hometown.

Her story serves as 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 the field of 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 future of the industry. We eagerly anticipate the groundbreaking contributions she will make and the doors she will open for aspiring data scientists.

Nafisa Lawal Idris is a true trailblazer and we are honoured to recognise her as a visionary leader in the world of data science.

Nafisa Lawal Idris’s journey from Tureta, LGA, Sokoto State to becoming Northern Nigeria’s first female data scientist is a testament to the transformative power of perseverance, dedication and passion.

Her achievements break down barriers, inspire change and create opportunities for women in the tech industry.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Nafisa Lawal Idris for her remarkable accomplishments, and we are privileged to recognise her as a trailblazer in the field of data science.

Her pioneering spirit and commitment to excellence serve as an inspiration to us all and we look forward to witnessing the continued impact she will make in the years to come.


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