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Faith is an experienced engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the financial, consulting industries, and now in the media and entertainment industry. Skilled in Software and System Engineering, Solution Design and Analytics, Qualitative and Quantitative research, Chatbot Development, Robotics Process Automation, and Machine Learning. Faith has an educational background in Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence and is currently working as a machine learning specialist at Multichoice. She is also a founder of Curious Minds SA which is a virtual space to teach basic coding skills to less privileged people for free for a period of six months every year.
Faith advocates for a range of social issues, mainly focusing on gender roles, equal and quality education for all, diversity & inclusion, and its role in alleviating poverty in black communities. In her experience, as a woman in tech, the environment is still hostile towards women, and occupying space in the industry has proven to be difficult. Faith will be covering some of her coping mechanisms and how she maneuvers herself in this male-dominated industry. Do you change the existing culture or do you change yourself to fit in?
Handles: IG: @faith_ndala
LinkedIn: Faith Nokuthula Ndala