Why should Africa care about climate change and how can we stem the effects? These are the questions that we ask Marie Sophie Tsinampoizina, an Ocean and Climate Dynamics scientist from Madagascar. Continue reading “My career in Ocean and Climate Science”
Natural Resources Management is my career
Meet Selina Naana Egyir, a vocal advocate for natural resource management. This interview is a conversation about Africa, and why getting involved changes our perspective on the broader narrative! How do we get cheap, clean, quality water to households all over Africa? How do we ensure that people whose livelihood depends directly on water resources are using it appropriately for future generations? How do we reach out to rural areas to ensure that they have good supply of drinking water? How do we involve governments in ensuring sustainability for future generations?
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Science meets Art
Fridah Kamau is the founder and lead artist at Udaka Pottery, an organization that designs and makes handcrafted ceramic pottery. She is also a trained chemist. Our chat illuminates how she uses principles of chemistry to make exquisite art pieces. Read on. Continue reading “Science meets Art”
Why STEM Matters for Girls in Africa
I am a young professional in STEM. Specifically, I promote STEM among African youth through my work at Global Minimum Inc. Very often, I meet young people who love science and technology and are eager to create solutions for the challenges they encounter in their communities. I have continually observed that more girls are diving into STEM-related fields and it is exciting for sure. Continue reading “Why STEM Matters for Girls in Africa”
Problem solving is what I do: Betty Enyonam
Betty Enyonam Kumahor is the founder and managing partner of Cobalt Partners, which works with African businesses to enhance growth and productivity using technology and through enhancing best practices. She is also a renown speaker, on topics ranging from leadership, technology, innovation as well as personal development. You can connect with her on her Website, Twitter, or Facebook. Our chat was focused on problem solving and her take on technology in Africa. Continue reading “Problem solving is what I do: Betty Enyonam”
How I will become the next technology entrepreneur in Africa
Your career is a minefield of opportunities where you can invest your energies.
Why I am a Food Microbiologist
We need more women to take on food science roles to address the multiplicity of challenges in the agriculture and food sectors. Food Scientists have a critical role to play in Agricultural research and development, which has a direct impact on national growth.
“To define Africa as a whole makes it necessary to look at it from the outside. But constantly doing so results in tropes that undermine the perspectives of those that live on the continent.” – Nancy Kacungira, Winner of BBC World News Komla Dumor Award for Africa – Why I cannot tell ‘the African Story’.
Talking about Africa has become increasingly popular these days where Africa is normally referenced as a single homogeneous entity. Continue reading “Africa: Reintroduced”