Data Science Africa: Building an African Data Science Community - Dr Ciira Maina, Data Science Africa

This talk was presented at the virtual Arm Research Summit, September 9-11, 2020. This year's event explored global technology challenges across sustainability, security, and society, and attracted delegates from around the world for three days of innovative content.

In this talk, Ciira introduces Data Science Africa, which is a grassroots organization aimed at improving data science expertise on the African continent. He discusses the process of building a robust community of data science practitioners in Africa and highlight our achievements since we began in 2015.

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