Shingai Manjengwa is the Chief Executive Officer of Fireside Analytics Inc., a data science education solutions company that develops customized programs that teach digital and AI literacy, data science, data privacy, and computer programming. Clients include corporates, governments, non-profits, higher education institutions, and high schools. Data science courses by Fireside Analytics have over 450,000 registered learners on platforms like IBM’s CognitiveClass.ai and Coursera.
A data scientist by profession, Shingai is the Technical Education Specialist at the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Toronto and she is also the founder of Fireside Analytics Academy, a registered private high school that helps other high schools develop data science programs. Shingai’s children’s book, ‘The Computer and the Cancelled Music Lessons’ teaches data science to kids from ages 5 to 12.
Shingai holds a Master’s degree in Business Analytics from NYU’s Stern School of Business and she is this year’s recipient of the Public Policy Forum, ‘Emerging Leader’ award.