Natalie Bianca Alexander is an aspiring data scientist, bioinformaticist and epidemiologist. From humble beginnings in the Cape Flats, Natalie is a first-generation Stellenbosch University graduate. She holds two degrees namely, a BSc in Molecular Biology and Honours in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology. Natalie is now pursuing an MSc in Data Science at the University of Cape Town. In her spare time, she tutors maths, and provides mentoring and research assistance. Her leadership roles include project manager of mental health, food-drive and environmental committees. Natalie hopes to teach data science to underprivileged communities, while actively advocating for poverty alleviation.