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Nafisa Lawal Idris

Nafisa Lawal Idris


Data Scientist

Greysoft Technologies


My Portfolio Highlights

My New Certification

Data Scientist Professional

My New Course

Introduction to Python

My New Project

Dr. Semmelweis and the Discovery of Handwashing

Insights architect, designing structures of knowledge with data as the foundation.

My Work

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Dr. Semmelweis and the Discovery of Handwashing


Data Manipulation with pandas


Predicting Credit Card Approvals

My Certifications

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Data Scientist Professional

Data Scientist Professional

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Greysoft Technologies | Jan 2023 - Present

Lead Data Scientist


TELUS International AI Data Solutions | Dec 2022 - Present

AI Community Surfer (Search Engine Evaluator)

- Achieved high accuracy rates in evaluating different task types to research which is better or analysing a query and selecting the most relevant response to the query, as demonstrated by consistent feedback. - Improved efficiency in task completion by implementing new organisational strategies and using technology to streamline processes.
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Greysoft Technologies | Mar 2022 - Dec 2022

Data Scientist


Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency - KADIPA | Jul 2021 - Dec 2022

Trade and Policy Officer (TPO)

- Achieved a 20% increase in the number of new businesses attracted to Kaduna State through the implementation of a new business-friendly policy framework. - Improved the efficiency of the investment review process by 50% through the implementation of a digital record-keeping system. - Trained a team of 5 registry staff members on how to use the digital record- keeping system. - Managed the development and implementation of a new Ginger Policy and Investment Policy for the state. - Created a framework for proactively engaging the Federal Government and its agencies in the investment promotion efforts of KADIPA. - Resolved issues with incoming investor submissions with a success rate of 95%. - Decreased the time required for review and approval of investment projects by 30% through the implementation of streamlining processes. - Researched and reported on creating an attractive and competitive business climate that will lead to robust economic activities in Kaduna, resulting in the successful establishment of 10 new businesses in the region. - Improved customer satisfaction by resolving issues and answering inquiries in a timely and effective manner, as evidenced by a 25% increase in positive feedback. - Volunteered to lead the planning and execution of various outreach events, resulting in a 50% increase in community engagement and awareness of KADIPA's services. - Influenced policy decisions by negotiating with stakeholders and presenting data-driven recommendations, resulting in the implementation of new policies that improved efficiency and effectiveness. - Developed new ideas for program development and implemented them, resulting in a 20% increase in program reach and impact.

Feenah Exquisite Events | Apr 2017 - Mar 2022

Event Manager

- Planned and managed the implementation of events from start to finish, resulting in successful execution and satisfied clients. - Improved the company's event offering by researching opportunities for potential clients, staying up-to-date on trends, and implementing innovative strategies. - Trained and mentored event team members, resulting in increased skills and knowledge. - Created brand strategies and promotional activities that increased customer loyalty and satisfaction. - Managed budgets for all event areas, resulting in increased revenues and profits. - Negotiated with vendors and suppliers for all event logistics, resulting in cost savings and improved efficiency. - Resolved any issues that arose during the planning and execution process. - Conducted vendor meetings to ensure effective event results were achieved. - Volunteered time and ideas to support various community events and projects. - Influenced the success of numerous events and contributed to the overall growth of the company.

CoLAB Innovation Hub | Nov 2020 - Dec 2021

Data Scientist

- Developed high quality written technical reports and creatively visualized data findings in various formats, resulting in clear and effective communication of findings. - Served as a data science expert on available visualization and analytical tools, including features, capabilities, and best practices. - Led a team of data analysts and facilitated the development and application of advanced analytic strategies and tactics, resulting in improved data-driven decision making for the organization. - Maintained an understanding of general business trends and requirements for the major area of support, and understood the link between analysis and business impact. - Created dashboards using Tableau to support line of business analytical needs. - Presented findings and observations to the team, leading to the development of recommendations. - Educated the organization on data science perspectives and approaches, such as testing hypotheses and statistical validation of results.

Universal Learning Solutions | Apr 2018 - Mar 2021

Data Analyst

Jolly Phonics Project, Sokoto State - Implemented and used automated tools to extract and analyse data from primary sources, resulting in efficient data collection and analysis. - Performed analysis to assess the quality and meaning of data, ensuring the reliability and validity of findings. - Developed and maintained databases and data systems, re-organising data in a readable format, resulting in an organised and accessible system for data storage and retrieval. - Provided regular annual reports and analysed the impact of the Jolly Phonics program on over 1200+ primary two pupils in Sokoto State, enabling the measurement and evaluation of program effectiveness, - Assisted with gathering relevant information and ensured a thorough understanding of project requirements, contributing to the success of the project. - Created quarterly reports and charts to help management understand the impact of the program, providing valuable insights into program performance. - Collected, analysed, and stored data in an organised fashion to ensure efficient retrieval when needed, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of data management - Interpreted the results of data analysis using statistical techniques and provided ongoing reports, enabling informed decision-making and strategy development.

Startup Arewa | Sep 2019 - Oct 2020

Data Analyst


Kakaki Hospital | Oct 2018 - Jul 2019

Medical Records Officer

- Improved patient care and satisfaction by ensuring that medical records were up-to-date and accurate, resulting in a 10% increase in patient satisfaction scores. - Created a new filing system and archive maintenance system, which resulted in a 25% reduction in the time spent searching for medical records. - Trained and mentored two new medical records staff members, increasing the efficiency of the medical records department by 20%. - Resolved issues with access to medical records by maintaining accurate documentation and implementing new protocols, resulting in a 15% increase in the number of records that could be accessed within 24 hours. - Decreased the number of lost or misfiled records by 50% through the implementation of new tracking and organisation systems. - Reviewed patients' records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations, ensuring the quality and reliability of patient care. - Entered data electronically as needed, improving the accuracy and efficiency of patient record-keeping. - Compiled monthly medical statistical reports for statutory bodies, providing valuable insights into hospital performance. - Ensured elaborate medical records were available for HMO patients, improving the provision of care for these patients. - Initiated the medical record process by creating and processing patient care record folders electronically, enabling the efficient management of patient care.

Saadat Memorial International School | Aug 2017 - Jul 2018

Secondary Mathematics Teacher

National Youth Service Corps (N.Y.S.C) - Prepared and delivered lessons that were tailored to the needs and learning styles of my students, resulting in an improved understanding and retention of mathematical concepts. - Created and distributed notes, assignments, and assessments to support student learning and provide opportunities for practice and review. - Monitored exams to ensure that they were conducted fairly and in accordance with school policies. - Worked with school management to select and develop syllabi and course materials that were aligned with school goals and resources. - Played an important role in tracking and reporting on the development, progress, and attainment of my students. By regularly assessing and recording student progress, was able to identify areas for improvement and implement strategies to help students achieve their full potential. - Managed my classroom effectively, creating a positive and supportive learning environment for all students.

Al Mustapha Academy | Oct 2016 - Mar 2017

Secondary Mathematics & Computer Teacher

- Achieved a 40% increase in data accuracy by maintaining full and accurate records of students' achievements in mathematics and computer studies. - Improved delivery rate by 80% by developing lesson plans that aligned with curriculum objectives and utilising diverse teaching methods, including classroom instruction, computer lab activities, and online learning systems. - Trained students in the use of computers and related accessories, resulting in a 30% increase in student success ratio. - Managed the administration of C.A tests and exams, contributing to termly reports for students. - Created clear and engaging lessons to draw student interest and develop their computer skills, resulting in a 50% increase in student participation. - Resolved technical issues with computers and networking systems, ensuring a smooth and efficient learning environment. - Decreased students' frustration with computer studies by delivering step- by-step instructions on computer assembly and proficient use of related accessories. - Influenced student learning and development through engaging, technology- based curriculum. - Increased students' understanding and use of mathematics and computer studies through the use of innovative ideas and teaching methods.

National Teachers' Institute | Jun 2015 - Nov 2015

Data Entry

Student Industrial Working Experience Scheme (SIWES) - Achieved a 20% increase in the accuracy of student enrollment and output records by implementing a new data entry system. - Improved the efficiency of data analysis by 50% by developing a new methodology for organizing and categorising information. - Created a comprehensive database of student enrollment and output for the institute's programs from 2005 to 2015. - Resolved data discrepancies and errors by conducting thorough audits and implementing corrective measures. - Decreased data entry errors by 30% by implementing a quality control system. - Volunteered to lead a project to update the institute's statistical data for all programs. - Influenced the implementation of new data management policies by presenting my ideas to senior management. - Increased the reliability of the institute's statistical data by conducting regular updates and verification. - Negotiated with vendors to secure the best price for software licenses needed for data management and analysis.

My Education

Take a look at my formal education

Fellowship, Data Science Utiva | 2022
Post Graduate Diploma , ManagementNigerian Defense Academy | 2021
Bachelor of Science - BS, StatisticsAhmadu Bello University | 2016
Senior Secondary Certificate Examination Standard Foundation School Kaduna | 2012

About Me

Nafisa Lawal Idris

I'm a Data Scientist at Greysoft Technologies, a Mentor at Black Girls in Tech and Women in Tech, and an Instructor at Lighthall. As an Ambassador for Google Women TechMakers and Google Developer Group, and a Global Ambassador for WomenTech Network

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