Data Science Nigeria

Our Achievements and Impact

Our achievements have significantly impacted the global data science landscape. By promoting data-driven solutions, we have addressed critical business and social developmental problems in emerging markets.

Our support for international scholarships and training programs has opened doors for many aspiring data scientists. The strong network and ecosystem we have built continue to drive innovation and collaboration, fostering a thriving community that shares valuable knowledge and practices.

Ultimately, our efforts have not only advanced the field of data science but also created tangible benefits for individuals and businesses worldwide.

See as we celebrate some of our

Accomplishments

Winner of Grand Challenge 2023. An initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Winner of AI/Machine Learning Excellence Award of Art & Technology Lagos 2023.

2 products selected in the Global Top 100 AI Products by UNESCO IRCAI in 2021 & 2022.

Here are some of our key highlights:

Won “Best Paper Award” at ICLR 2024.

Won the Nigerian AI Research Grant.

Launched First of its kind AI for Beginners’ video in Hausa Language.

Winner of AI/Machine Learning Excellence Award of Art & Technology Lagos 2023.

DSN Geospatial visuals received Honourable Mention for Compelling Visuals for the Pale Blue Dot Visualisation Challenge.

Winner of Grand Challenge 2023. An initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Co-facilitated the Nigeria National AI Strategy.

Over 14500 reference Citations on Academia.edu.

Won the Luminate Grant to execute the AI Collective in Nigeria.

2 products selected in the Global Top 100 AI Products by UNESCO IRCAI in 2021 & 2022.

Over 900,000 learners have benefited from the DSN’s free online and offline training sessions in Artificial intelligence, Data Science and digital skill-related classes.

We have on archive of over 25,000 learning videos on different skills in data science and Artificial Intelligence.

We have a diverse network of over 1,000 mentors across various sectors, dedicated to preparing the next generation of professionals.

We have over 100 physical learning communities in cities and on campuses in and outside Nigeria.

Online learners’ network in 59 countries across the world.

First Artificial Intelligence book for kids in Africa.

During our COVID-19 intervention program, over 1 million young students (Primary 4 - SS2) utilized our Learn at Home platform for their studies.

Winner of Africa’s foremost and prestigious Wangari Maathai Impact Award.

The only African finalist at the XPrize Algorithm for COVID prediction competition.

1,000,000+ direct download of our Artificial Intelligence for Starter free ebook to stimulate interest in Artificial Intelligence through use cases and inspirational contribution from leading global AI experts including Prof Yoshua Bengio, Professor Emeritus Thomas G. Dietterich and Prof. dr. M. (Max) Welling.

The first dedicated AI Start-up Incubation Lab in Nigeria