Senior Lecturer, University Western Cape

Dr Mmaki Jantjies holds a PHD in Computer Science that looked at the development of multilingual mobile learning applications in developing country contexts. She is a senior lecturer in the Information Systems department at the University of the Western Cape and lectures IT security and data risk management. She has a vast interest on the role of data ethics, privacy and governance in developing countries. She holds a Google grant to develop curricula and teach teachers how to impart digital skills to support computer science learning in schools. Dr Jantjies is part of G20 Women 20 Dialogue research group focusing on the effects of digitization on women in the G20, She is also part of the UN Computing and Society Equals partner research group.