About Sherifat Akintunde-Shitu

Sherifat’s Biography


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Sherifat is a Data Management Associate Manager at Accenture UKI (United Kingdom & Ireland) with a decade of experience leveraging her technical skills to solve business problems. She started her career as a software developer designing and building mobile apps. She has since transitioned through different areas of Tech including, Risk Management, Strategy, Data Engineering, Data Science, Data analytic and now focuses on Data Management. Beyond developing her own career, she is passionate about supporting women and girls that seek to pursue careers in tech. she does this through a foundation she co-founded in her home country, Nigeria (Girl Tribe Foundation) and through serving as a mentor in various mentoring programs including Black in Data, Women in Technology, Muslim women connect. She also Leads the Accenture UKI Women in Data and AI community.

Sherifat’s flair for delivering technology solutions has earned her recognition within and outside Accenture. She was named among the 30 Under 30 Data and Analytics Leaders in Business of Data rising Stars of Data and Analytics list. She was also selected for Accenture’s 2022 TechStar Program that recognises the top 1% performers across Accenture globally. She has also been featured on: The Data Talk Podcast with Ncumisa Hlapo, Tech Sisters Podcast, and The Career Village.

Outside of work Sherifat is a mum to two energetic toddler (2 years old and 4 years old) that keep her fit