about me

Zaynah Bhanji

Creator | Innovator | Leader

Hi! I'm Zaynah, currently studying Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo. I'm interested in solving meaningful problems using exponential technologies - I have worked on projects using machine learning, virtual and augmented reality, and wearable devices.

I've been supported by and worked with several organizations including Deloitte, CIBC, Ontario Public Service, Microsoft, Wealthsimple, TD Bank, and more. I was also named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2020 by the Women's Executive Network!

Experience

Product & Experience Design Intern

Deloitte Digital & Omnia AI

Jan 2022 - April 2022

Project Lead Intern

Ontario Public Service, Land and Resources I&IT Cluster (LRC)

May 2021 - Aug 2021

Business Technology Analyst Intern

Deloitte Digital

June 2019 - Aug 2019

• Developed wearable device to predict when a senior may fall based on their walking patterns, and designed an application for rehabilitation (Longevitii)

Co-Founder

Articulate

Feb 2019 - June 2020

• Created a virtual reality and machine learning-powered product to train users in public speaking (Articulate)

Augmented Reality Developer Intern

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

June 2018 - Aug 2018

Founder & Director

InnoTech

May 2018 - July 2020

Technology Consultant

Various Companies (Microsoft, TD Bank, Wealthsimple, Interac)

Feb 2018 - Present

Walmart - Maintaining a Low Cost Operating Model
Wealthsimple - Reducing Financial Barriers to Post-Secondary Education
Microsoft - Creating a Universal AI School
TD Bank - Reimagining the Newcomer Experience at TD

Keynote Speaker

Jan 2018 - Present

TEDx Talk - Solving Global Problems Using Emerging Technologies
C2 Montreal - Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision
MAX Gala - The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Our Everyday Lives
InfoShare Poland - Using Artificial Intelligence to Solve Problems

Projects

Longevitii

Elderly Independence

Articulate

Oratorty Skills with VR and AI

Facial Emotion Recognition

Neural Networks

Vital

Healthcare with AR

VR Christmas Toss

Virtal Reality

VR Whack-a-Mole

Virtal Reality

Skills

Languages & Tools

Python
Tensorflow
Scikit Learn
Swift
CoreML
ARKit
C++
HTML
CSS
JavaScript
Bootstrap
Java
Bash
Git

Software Suites

Xcode
Unity
Github
Microsoft Azure
Power BI
MATLAB
Arduino
Power Automate

Design & Content

Photoshop
Figma
InVision Studio
AutoCAD
Blender
Onshape
Wordpress
DaVinci Resolve
Adobe Lightroom

Product Management

Jira
Confluence
Miro

Media

Toronto Star | Teen Makes a Name for Herself

Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women 2020

PKO Bank Polski | AI, VR, and Women in Tech