Anisha Malde

After growing up in Kenya, Anisha Malde, moved to the UK and gained a 1st class masters in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering from Imperial College.

Her outstanding all-round performance at Imperial – including helping to raise over £9,000 for the Anthony Nolan Trust – made her a finalist for female undergraduate of the year. During her masters, Anisha landed very prestigious internships at Rolls Royce UK and as a Developer for MPesa, Safaricom in Kenya. She’s now a developer within IBM’s consulting division, with expertise in Blockchain, the futuristic technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Her expertise took her centre stage at the Women of Silicon Roundabout Conference, where she was the youngest speaker amongst CEO’s delivering a TEDx style tech talk titled “New Kid on the Blockchain”.