Africa Data Science Association (ADSA) excellence award is an annual event where individual or organization are recognised for their effort in advancing data science in the African continent.
Data Scientist of the Year, an individual who has distiquished him/her self in advancing data science in the continent and has shown the most novel breakthroughs in data science that has contributed to solving major business problems.
Data Science Student of the Year, a study who has excellenced in the data science fields in an accademic year, universities with data science programmes to adjudicate.
Data Science Business Leader of the Year, a business leader who has demonstrated visionary leadership in the most effective use of data science and his/her strong commitment to the use of data science in the business advancement.
Data Science Organization of the Year, This award would be for an organisation that has undertaken a significant data science initiative and contributed to the expansion of the community of practice for data scientists in Africa.
The ADSA Awards for Excellence are open to ADSA members and non-members.
Individuals or groups can be nominated in multiple categories but may only be the recipient of one award. The awards committee will inform/acknowledge all nominations. Meritorious nominee activities, publications, innovations and community involvements should have taken place in the prior year of the Award. Current ADSA Board members and past year recipients are not eligible for nomination. Anyone nominated in either of these groups will automatically be removed as a nominee.Nomination is by any member of ADSA including