Nafisa Usman

Nafisa Usman is a young IT professional with a dual Bsc Honors in Information Technology and Business Information System from Middlesex University, London UK. She has an additional qualification Advance Diploma in Software Engineering with a Distinction.

She has a strong proficiency in vast array of programming Languages and technologies, which includes Visual C++, Core XML, Dreamweaver, HTML, DHTML, SQL Server, Java, Adobe Flash, Novel Interactive Technologies, Windows Open Source Technologies, Dot Net among others. She has designed and developed various applications, some of which are S.M.A.R.T a web-based E-Learning software Application for scientific decision making and GEOFUN a software application entertainment game for children having a tangible user interface with interaction through ReactiVision Platform just to mention a few.

After completing her Degree she did her one year compulsory youth service with the Nigeria Communication Commissions NCC before joining the Nigeria Governors Forum NGF as the pioneer ICT staff of the NGF Secretariat heading the ICT Unit. As the Head ICT she has designed and managed the IT infrastructure of the NGF and has made several useful inputs into States adoption of Nigeria's ICT policy.

She is a professional member (MBSC) of the chartered Institute for IT, UK formerly known as British Society of Computer and also an associate member of the institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK.

As a woman in ICT profession Nafisa has a strong passion to see to the emancipation of women and Girls through ICT driven society.