Dr. Fatoumata Sankare

Fatoumata Sankare

Director of Cyber Labs and Professor


Dr. Fatoumata (Fatou) Sankare graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Howard University. She continued her education at Fordham University where she received her Master of Science in Cybersecurity. She completed her doctorate at Marymount University, where her research area of focus was on privacy with an emphasis on policy and data in cybersecurity. Her work experience is mainly in the federal government as both staff and contractor.

Prior to joining Capitol Technology University, Dr. Sankare was a visiting professor in Computer Information Systems at West Virginia University - Potomac State College and an Adjunct Professor in the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology at Marymount University.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Data Science
  • Privacy
  • Policy
  • Information Security
  • Ethical Hacking



  • Doctor of Science in Cybersecurity, Marymount University
  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Fordham University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Howard University

Certifications & Licenses

  • AWS Machine Learning Specialty

Honors & Awards

  • Foreign Language and Areas Studies Fellow (Arabic Language), U.S. Department of Education