Founders Unfound

Founders Unfound

Daniel Kihanya

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Dr. Kala Fleming,

Follow Founders Unfound : Like and share - help us grow!OUR SPONSOR FOR THIS EPISODE: Founders LivePODCAST TRANSCRIPTDr. Kala Fleming has a passion to bring technology to the places and people where it can have dramatic impact. All the way back to her time with IBM, she's pursued projects that help solve healthcare, food security...and water. These fundamental needs lead Dr. Fleming to found  as a vehicle to tackle these challenges head on It's this last essential, water, that preoccupies her current startup, SMAJI, which is using AI to address water scarcity. The company employs a combination of technology and human feedback to accurately assess and validate water levels for property managers, in near real time.What else did they cover? Listen in and find out!Notable Interview HighlightsKala and Dan talked about her startup journey, as well as:Growing up in Antigua, a water-challenged islandGoing from the Virgin Islands to Wisconsin - brrrrrr!A PhD dissertation guessed it...water.AfroTech and Founders GymResisting pre-conceived notionsMORE on KALA AND SMAJIKALA: talkSMAJI and DIASPORA: For information regarding your data privacy, visit

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