Makazi currently works as a Drupal developer for Bixal’s Department of Education Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) contract and has supported the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) intranet project.
Makazi received her B.S. in computer science from North Carolina State University and her A.L.M. in information technology from Harvard University. She was a senior Drupal developer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), assisting the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering with their Drupal 7 to 8 migration. She is a certified Scrum master. When she is not working, Makazi, who is originally from Greensboro, N.C., loves chasing her fun-loving children. She is passionate about the #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo movements. Makazi’s most exciting adventures have been traveling to Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, and Russia during the Cold War when she was a child.