Dr. Adeola Olubamiji Makes History as the First Black Person to Graduate with a PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Adeola Olubamiji is a Nigerian Biomedical Engineer, and the lead Metallurgist/Material Engineer at Burloak Technologies, Canada's prime partner for highly engineered additive metal and plastic components for demanding applications. She ...
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Nigerian Electrical Engineer, Dr. Ozak Esu, Named The IET Young Woman Engineer of 2017 in the UK

Dr. Ozak Esu is an Electrical Engineer at Cundall, a multidisciplinary engineering consultancy in the UK. Her current role involves designing buildings’ electrical services. "I grew up in Nigeria, the ...
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Meet South African Scientist, Pelly Malebe, Developing Genetic Markers for Drought Tolerance

Pelly Malebe is a PhD candidate in Biotechnology at the University of Pretoria, whose current research focuses on identifying and developing genetic markers for drought tolerance and yield in crop.  ...
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Dr. Mmaki Jantjies is One of South Africa’s Admirable Technology Thought Leaders

Dr. Mmaki Jantjies is currently the Head of the Information Systems department at the University of the Western Cape. She previously served as a Head of Department at the North ...
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Patricia Monthe is Delivering Universal Healthcare Coverage in Developing Countries

Patricia Monthe is the Cameroonian founder and CEO of MEDx Care, an eHealthCenter that combines health, technology and innovation in significant ways to the social contexts of developing countries.

Nuclear Scientist, Nomso Faith Kana is Improving Broadband Infrastructure in South Africa

Nomso Faith Kana is a nuclear scientist by trade and the founder of Sun n Shield 84 Technologies, a fibre optic cable manufacturing start-up in South Africa. Nomso was elected ...
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Lucy Quist is the Bold New Normal

Lucy Quist is an international business leader and technology professional committed to advocating for greater participation of young people in STEM for development. She currently serves as the President of ...
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Pursuing a Career in Medicine – Luise Nghiueuelekwa

Luise Nghiueuelekwa was born in a small village called Iikuku, in the Northern part of Namibia, where she had her primary and junior high education. After her junior high experience, ...
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Ivy Barley’s ‘Developers in Vogue’ is Creating a Relevant Community of Female Developers #LetASisterKnow

Ivy Barley is a determined young Ghanaian woman passionate about empowering African women to pursue careers in technology. She is the co-founder of Developers in Vogue, an organisation that trains females in ...
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Ghana’s Nancy Abu-Bonsrah is Johns Hopkins’ First Black Female Neurosurgeon Resident

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah is making waves and history as the first black female neurosurgeon resident at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. On Match Day, a medical tradition in the US where graduating (fourth ...
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