Data Science is the extraction of meaning from complex data to enable decision making in a more synthesized manner. This involves recording, storing, and analysis of data that could be either structured or unstructured. A slogan I once read said that the next generation of environmental scientists are data scientists and I really couldn’t agree more.
Africa is the fastest-growing continent for developers globally according to a report by Quartz done in 2019. As the tech ecosystem continues to grow in Africa we are seeing tech hubs continue to sprout across the continent and an increased interest to pursue careers in tech among the younger population.
Software development is the creation of software, frameworks, or applications. Softwares allow us to use devices such as phones, computers, and other electronics that have computing capabilities. There are two main types of software; application software, and systems software.
When the stay at home directive was initiated, many corporate events were cancelled as teams and communities could no longer meet up and share ideas. The next immediate move was to think about virtual events, where tools like Zoom, Skype and Google Hangouts would enable us to keep the important conversations going.
Faith’s educational background is in Law and International relations. Professionally though, she has garnered over 10 years of experience in project management, event management, and digital communications. She is a co-founder at AfriVA — a women-led organization that has organized high-level events for youth and women.
A healthcare system that is overwhelmed. Massive infections precipitating a pandemic. Shrinking medical supplies. Global powers united to defeat a common enemy. Businesses shutting down while others record tremendous growth. If the CoronaVirus Disease of 2019 had a better way of announcing itself to the global community, it surely cannot beat this one that we have experienced in the recent past. We saw news of healthcare workers dealing with the strain that comes with handling patients at a massive scale.