Portrait image of Aisha Walcott-Bryant

Aisha is a Senior Technical Staff Member and manager at IBM Research Africa - Nairobi, Kenya. She leads a team of phenomenal, brilliant researchers and engineers that use AI, Cloud, and other technologies to advance the state-of-the art in the Future of Health and Climate. Aisha has a strong interest in developing AI tools for Global Health (see her work on COVID-19 interventions, https://ibm.github.io/wntrac), and working across sectors to create innovative, sustainable AI solutions to transform emerging economies. She is also a program co-chair for ICRA'22, https://www.icra2022.org, and looking to engage the African community in AI, robotics, and automation.

AMLD Africa 2021 / Speakers

Walid Daou

AI Lead, OCP

Carolina Odman

Associate Professor, University of the Western Cape

Stefano Ermon

Assistant Professor, Stanford

Aisha Walcott-Bryant

Research Manager, IBM Research Africa

Karim Beguir

CEO and Co-Founder, InstaDeep

Tawfik Jelassi

Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, UNESCO

AMLD / Global partners