Yaya’s background includes researcher and business analyst in the Australian Public Service, focusing on generating user-centric outputs to address Whole-of-Government and agency needs. With a degree in Software Engineering (Honours) from The Australian National University she is a passionate advocate for bridging the gap between understanding technology and the people who use it, as well as the inherent ethical issues posed by either side.
As a senior consultant at Gradient, Yaya will use her skills to engage with clients, raising awareness about ethical and the responsible use of artificial intelligence.
Yaya is also the recipient of the Pride of Australia Award for Young Leader (Tasmania) and was a finalist for the Young Australian of the Year Award in 2013.
Gradient Institute welcomes her to the team.