Dr. Yetunde Folajimi is an Associate Professor at Wentworth Institute of Technology. With a Ph.D. in computer science, her research interests lie in the areas of artificial intelligence, gaming, natural language processing, and recommender systems, and their applications in health and safety education, adult education, Child Education, youth empowerment, and women empowerment, She has served as an advisor to over 100 undergraduate and graduate research projects and has about 20 years of faculty/research experience working with colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds in interdisciplinary fields all over the world, including the University of Ibadan and Nnamdi Azikiwe university in Nigeria, the University of British Columbia in Canada, De Montfort University in the UK, the University of Pittsburgh (United States), Northeastern University (United States) and Wentworth Institute of Technology (United States) where she has been a faculty member since 2019. Dr. Folajimi is a recipient of over 20 international awards and recognition from prestigious organizations, Schlumberger Foundation and commonwealth institute of international education, MacArthur foundation, and Wentworth institute of technology presidential epic award. With more than 40 publications, She is the pioneer Chair of the Ibadan Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Chapter and has attended and served on roughly twenty conferences and workshops, and journals including ACM, Springer, Elsevier, Foundations of Digital Games, Grace Hopper, Nigeria Computer Society and Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria. With a strong passion to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging, she implements strategies to motivate more girls and women into Computer Science and coordinates the Geek Girls Collaborative, a network of African girls and women with the objective of actively engaging them in science, engineering, and technology.