Njeri Watkins is a Digital Analyst & Digital Intelligence | UBC Instructor as well as an accomplished leader and educator actively contributing to Canada’s digital technology sector by advising and teaching the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders. Sought after for her prolific insights and analytical mind, Njeri’s illustrious career spans the cultural, educational and digital technology sectors.
A seventh generation Canadian born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Njeri has a deep affinity for her cultural heritage and authentically embodies Canadian values in all her pursuits. Blessed with a remarkable history of resilience and ingenuity, her maternal family is from the historic Black communities of Lake Loon and Cherry Brook of the Preston Township Settlements in Nova Scotia and her paternal family is from Michael’s Village, St. Johns, Antigua and Barbuda.
Njeri studied marketing at St. Mary’s University, Halifax; received a Provincial Instructor’s Certificate with the Nova Scotia Department of Education; and graduated from The Entertainment Administration Program at the University of British Columbia (UBC).