Faith Mereh Wariri

Computer Science

Faith Wariri is a Ph.D. student in computer science and engineering at UConn. Her research interest focuses on using AI and Machine Learning to solve real-world problems such as enhancing learning experience of children with mental health challenges and neurodiversity. Faith holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from University of Benin, Nigeria and master’s in data science from City, University of London, UK as a fully funded Chevening scholar. She is a 2018 Mandela Washington fellow and a Changemakerxchange fellow amongst others. Faith combines academic excellence with a desire to make a positive difference in society. Other things about Me: In 2016, Faith founded an organisation aimed at mentoring and empowering adolescent girls to pick up interest in STEM as well as build their confidence. She has mentored over 1000 girls both physically and virtually. She co-authored a book with her husband.

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