Stephanie Itimi is a Government Technology Consultant, Educator and Visual Curator who is enthusiastic about data-driven policymaking and economic development. She has a track record of supporting global initiatives and was part of the BBC World Service team that developed the world's first public health information service on the WhatsApp platform. Tackling false Ebola news, Stephanie led a data restructuring project which supplied text, pictures and audio to over 16,000 consumers in West Africa, as well as through partners such as UNICEF, the World Health Organization, the World Food Program and the Centre for Disease Control.
She has also played a significant role in the development and manufacturing of high-profile initiatives in Slovakia, Morocco, the United Kingdom and several West and East African nations through her diverse consultative experience with Culture Fez, Balloon Ventures, UN Women and the European Commission, promoting freedom of data, digital literacy, financial empowerment and gender equality. She is a consultant at Africa Business Portal and a guest lecturer at Coventry University London's MBA Global Business program concentrating on the informal economy, multi-domestic strategy and poverty. She is the author of an academic book entitled "The informal sector in Nigeria and its effect on development."
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