Karen Cowan OLUFOKUNBI is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. A Black American by birth, she completed her tertiary education in Nigeria. A Niger wife and a Computer Scientist by profession, she has her first degree in Computer Science with Economics and her Master’s and PhD degrees in Computer Science. She is presently a member of the Ife Computing and Intelligent Systems Research Group. Her research areas are computational modelling, health informatics, e-waste management, and operations research applications.