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girls in STEM
27
Mar

Taking the trouble to encourage girls in science | Dr Julie Mills

I was inspired by a blog my colleague, Jane Horridge, wrote recently about the problems around encouraging women and girls to take up STEM (Science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects. It made me think about the way women in those fields are so quickly forgotten as soon as a man comes along doing something similar....
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African Science Academy for Girls 2017 featured
25
Jul

The African Science Academy | Re-inventing Africa, one girl at a time

  The African Science Academy (ASA) is Africa’s leading girls only science and math school. Based in Ghana, ASA takes amazing young women, from less advantaged backgrounds, who are passionate about science and technology from all across Africa on full scholarships. For the 2016/17 academic year, 24 students came from Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Togo, Ethiopia and Uganda. The...
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