Sherifat Akintunde-Shitu – Be yourself and stand out. Represent you, because no one else will

tech sisters podcast art featuring Sherifat Akintunde Shitu

Today on Tech Sisters Stories we’re excited to have Sherifat Akintunde-Shitu.

Sherifat is a Data Management Consultant at Accenture and has a decade of experience in managing and unlocking actionable insights from data. Mentoring is a high priority for Sherifat and she volunteers as a mentor with Muslim Women Connect, Reed, Black in Data, and runs mentoring programs in Nigeria.

Recently, Sherifat was recognised as one of Business of Data by Corinium Business of Data’s 30 under 30: Rising Stars of Data and Analytics 2021

Listen To Sherifat’s Story

Key Lessons from this Episode

  • The biggest challenge Sherifat faced in her career was trying too hard to fit in and not speaking up for herself 5.20
  • How she feels like she’s flying now that she’s comfortable completely being herself at work 12:30
  • We’re able to endure failure because ultimate success comes from Allah, not us 15:50
  • Mentorship is everything 18:25
Thank you for sharing your story with us, Sherifat. Jazakallahu Khair! You can follow Sherifat Akintunde-Shitu on LinkedIn.

If you liked this story, be sure to check our other Tech Sisters Stories and get to know the amazing talent we have in our community.

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