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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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How Technology Can Empower African Women #BeBoldForChange

According to Intel's report women and the web, "on average across the developing world, nearly 25% fewer women than men have access to the internet and the gender gap soars ...
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Meet the Ladies Behind Skrife: The Online Solution for Those Who Hate To Write, But Constantly Need To

After months of being in private beta, Skrife, an online platform that creates quality written content, is officially launching to the public. Now entrepreneurs, brands, digital agencies and startups who constantly ...
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God, Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up – Patience Mboti

My name is Patience Dzidzeme Mboti, and I am a 25 year old HND Mechanical Engineering graduate of Cape Coast Polytechnic in Ghana. This is my story. After my senior high ...
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Levers in Heels meets the African Science Academy for girls

During our recent visit to the African Science Academy (ASA) based in Ghana, our founder, Larisa Bowen-Dodoo, spoke about Levers in Heels, and its mission towards giving a voice to African women ...
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Women in Geoscience: Gender Roles and the Road Ahead in Nigeria

Geoscience is an all-encompassing field of sciences dealing with planet earth. It covers the study of the earth which includes all non-living elements of the environment and everything below the ...
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The Dip – My Tech Internship Experience at Flippy Campus

The dip - this is how I'd describe my internship experience. A dip into the pool of technology, and experiencing a blend of what technology can be used for, and how it ...
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