Jita is a Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft with over 16 years of software engineering experience and 8 years of leadership in the enterprise sector. She is skilled in building high-performing teams and delivering products that align with business goals and customer satisfaction. With a master's degree in Biotech & Computer Science and a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, she brings a unique blend of technical and managerial expertise to her role. Passionate about diversity and inclusion, Jita has spearheaded many women's network initiatives. She has delivered keynote speeches at public forums and conferences like WIT & AnitaB.org, advocating for diversity in the tech industry. Jita's dedication to promoting women in tech led to her being featured in the Women in Tech profile by AOTMP in 2022.