Chao Tayiana Maina
Chao Tayiana Maina is a Kenyan digital heritage specialist and digital humanities scholar. A computer scientist by profession and a historian by passion, her work primarily focuses on the application of technology in the preservation, engagement and dissemination of African heritage.
She is the founder of African Digital Heritage, a co-founder of the Museum of British Colonialism and a co-founder of the Open Restitution Africa project. She holds an MSc International Heritage Visualisation (distinction) from the University of Glasgow and a BSc Mathematics and Computer Science. She is a recipient of the Google Anita Borg scholarship for women in technology.