Yvon-Natalie Njoku

Rise Finalists

Natalie is a driven young woman from Lagos, Nigeria who is passionate about using technology to create positive change in her community. As a recent high school graduate, she actively participated in various projects in her school, honing her skills in project management and leadership. Natalie's contributions were recognised with several awards for academic excellence and outstanding community service.

Through her participation in the Equitech Futures program, Natalie developed a deep understanding of technology, specifically AI, and its use in social impact. As a result of this experience, Natalie created her own blueprint for an AI model and is excited to apply her newfound knowledge and skills in the field.

Natalie aspires to be a computer scientist and to make advancements in the fields of safety and social issues through technology. She is eager to explore how technology can be used to address social and environmental problems, and hopes to use her skills and knowledge to make a positive impact in her community and beyond. In her free time, Natalie enjoys reading, singing, and chatting, as well as meeting people, especially those with an interest in technology.