Blessed Guda is a MasterCard Foundation Scholar pursuing a Master of Engineering – Artificial Intelligence at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Minna, 2021, finishing as the best graduating student in the department. He was part of the winning team for the ITU FG AN 2021 Build-a-thon. He made several contributions to the ITU Focus Group (FG) on ML for 5G and Autonomous Networks (AN). He has research interests in AI for NLP, Network Security, 5G, Autonomous Networks, and Embedded Systems. He is a mentor with WINEST group and recently started AI4Africa Research group to mentor young African students.