1 Million Talents,
2 Billion Impact Stories

Our commitment is to raise 1 million AI talents and develop AI solutions that improve the quality of life and wellbeing of 2 billion people in emerging market.


Two billion sounds bold.
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Data Scientists Network, formerly known as Data Science Nigeria (DSN) is Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology enterprise committed to building Africa’s AI talents ecosystem, and developing solutions for governance, education, health, retail, and finance.

Our mandate is to raise 1 million AI talents in Nigeria and prepare them for the future of work, while developing Artificial Intelligence solutions to improve the quality of life of 2 billion people in emerging markets, accelerating AI start-ups and activating digital transformation for organizations in Africa.

  • Intercampus Machine Learning competition
  • Artificial Intelligence Bootcamp
  • Artificial Intelligence Summer school for Grades 5-9 students
  • Free AI ebooks
  • Beginners’ Artificial Intelligence and Python Programming
  • AI+ Knowledge Box 4.0
  • AI+ Clubs in secondary and universities
  • Artificial Intelligence for Executive
  • Pan-Nigerian Data Collection apps (text, picture, video and sound)
  • AI Invasion – Introductory Machine Learning classes in Nigerian cities
  • AI+ Researchers Network
  • AI+ Professional Meet-Up
  • AI Wednesdays
  • AI Classes for post-secondary schools/pre-university students
  • DataHacks – Hackathon focused on industry data
  • Listed in the IRCAI/UNESCO Top 100 AI products in 2021 – with 2 products listed for solving sustainable development goals
  • The first dedicated AI Start-up Incubation Lab in Nigeria
  • Over 500,000 learners have benefited from the DSN’s free online and offline training sessions in Artificial intelligence, Data Science and digital skill-related classes.
  • 61 physical learning communities in cities and on campuses.
  • Online learners’ network in 49 countries across the world!
  • First Artificial Intelligence book for kids in Africa.
  • Over 13 academic papers published and accepted at peer-reviewed international conferences including NEURIPS, ICML and ICLR
  • Winner of the best academic poster at the 21st edition of the ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC’ 20)
  • First runner up poster award at the Deep Indaba in 2019
  • Winner of Africa’s foremost and prestigious Wangari Maathai Impact Award.
  • The only African finalist at the XPrize Algorithm for COVID prediction competition


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