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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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Rwandan Genocide Survivor, Claudine Humure, on Changing Prosthetics for the Developing World

Claudine Humure is a remarkable Rwandan genocide survivor whose story includes losing a leg to cancer and falling in love with prosthetic design. Claudine attended Sonrise School in Rwanda for her ...
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Nneile Nkholise on Leading South Africa’s Prosthetic Industry

At just 27, Nneile Sandra Alexandrina Nkholise is founder and director of iMED Tech Group, a South African company which uses Additive Manufacturing (AM) to design breast and facial prostheses for ...
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Judith Adem Owigar: Inspiring Kenyan Women in Tech

Although women still remain largely underrepresented in Kenya’s flourishing tech scene, there appears to be a handful of extraordinary females paving the way for more women in the space. As American President Barack Obama officially launched the 2015 ...
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New Voices Fellow, Esther Ngumbi: Education is the Gateway to Ending Poverty

According to the World Bank, the quality of education offered within a country is a strong indicator of its economic growth. More African children are being enrolled in schools. However, the ...
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Aneth David on Biotechnology Prospects in Tanzania

This might be a good time to discuss Africa’s agricultural performance, and the positive and negative impacts of biotechnology on the continent's biological diversity, economy and welfare. Today, we have the ...
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Abigail Osei-Asamoah on Transportation in Africa

Rapid population growth and regional dynamics are key factors in the intensifying pressure on transportation systems in Africa. Ghanaian Transportation Engineer and Planner, Abigail Osei-Asamoah, discusses transportation challenges and solutions for Africa. Abigail ...
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