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Shingai Manjengwa (she/her)

Technical Education Specialist, Vector Institute for AI

CEO & Founder, Fireside Analytics

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.


Policy Ignite + FWD50 Topic Rooms

November 5, 2020  9:30 PM – 10:30 PM
16.30 - 17.30 An opportunity for open dialogue around relevant themes. The FWD50 Topic rooms bring the conversation to our attendees. Each room will be hosted by curated experts, promoting open, collaborative and productive conversations around pre-determined themes. Pick the theme that’s of interest to you and start talking! See more.
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