Wishing a warm welcome to Oyinkansola and Dzifa.
They are students from the University of Hull, and our new Social Research and Data Analysist interns.
They will be working with us for the next 12 weeks to gather information from our Community Food Members, ensuring that the information we have on our database reflects the fantastic work that is happening within our region.
A bit about Oyinkansola
Oyinkansola (KKC) is an Artificial Intelligence & Data Science Masters student at the University of Hull.
Part of what she would be doing includes: analyzing data from various sources such as internal databases and external partners to generate reports on key performance indicators such as food distribution and donor impact while working closely with cross-functional teams to identify areas for improvement and optimization, making recommendations based on data insights.
She is passionate about combating food waste and hunger and dedicates her spare time to volunteering.
She enjoys music, writing songs, poems and doing learning research to enhance her data science skills.
A bit about Dfiza
Dfiza is an MSc (DTP) Social Research student at the University of Hull, who is passionate about conducting research that promotes wellbeing and inclusivity. She employs qualitative (interviews and focus group discussions), quantitative (surveys) and mixed methods techniques to gather data informed by the research question (problem).
Her role at FareShare Hull & Humber as a Social Research and Data Analyst is geared towards updating the database of its CFMs to improve the distribution of surplus food as well as measure its social impact.
The goal of ensuring that no good food should go to waste will not only reduce food poverty and inadequate nutrition but also helps in the fight against climate change and she is very excited to be part of this journey.
She loves to read autobiographies and fictional stories.
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