Faatima Campbell is a public service professional. Community, Commitment, Communication and Collaboration are the four guiding principles that frame her professional journey. Through her work experience,
Faatima founded The Books for Bachana project to support school libraries in South Africa. She has served as a school administrator, and is a TFA Alumni. Faatima has incorporated her work experience, and education, to develop leadership workshops for adolescents and young adults. In 2019, she supported the Code Guilford Initiative in partnership with Apple; facilitating workshops for underrepresented youth to gain exposure to the exciting world of computer science, and STEM-based career opportunities.
Her mission is to empower young people by curating real-world experiences necessary to spark their unique abilities. She is excited to broaden her global perspective on education through the lens of TechGirls participants. Faatima, believes knowledge is power, but knowledge also fuels purpose.
When she is not empowering young people through tech; she is a connoisseur of good cuisine aka “foodie”, and splurges on various crafts such as candle-making, decoupage upcycling as a medium of sustainability and envisioning the possibilities in STEM education!