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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA)
Giving visibility to on the continent & beyond. Empowering Africans to pursue and flourish in . Co-founded by &
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Em 6h
Replying to @ScientistEmmie
Check out my full profile here:
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Em 6h
Hi fam 👩🏾‍🔬🧫 👋🏾🖤 I’m a Emmie 🇿🇼 Published PhD researcher at I’m also a lecturer and award winning speaker in 🎤🥇 Here for representing
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Anna Ampaw💕 Aug 10
Hi everyone! My name is Anna Ampaw and I’m a 4th yr PhD student studying bio-organic chemistry . My research focuses on how we can inhibit ice recrystallization during the cryopreservation (preservation at low temperatures) of cells.
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 10
Replying to @MariskaLaubs
Check out full Spotlight profile on our website, link in bio ✨✨ 4/4
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 10
Replying to @MariskaLaubs
“As a young teenager, I learned that you cannot control everything that happens; but if you make an effort to understand problems and situations; you can assist in future prevention &/or cure. Knowledge is powerful and one should never underestimate it’s power.” -
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 10
Replying to @MariskaLaubs
research involves acquatic mycology, oomycetes, DNA detection tools and lots of fun! 🧪🧫🦠🧬 Her main focus at the moment is to develop a non invasive detection tool for an acquatic oomycete that is fatal to both fresh fish and brackish water fish 👩🏼‍🔬🐟 🐠 2/n
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 10
VSA Spotlight #37: In honor of Women’s Day in South Africa which was yesterday (Aug 9th) today we are highlighting a South African 🇿🇦 Meet Mariska Laubscher () a post-doctoral researcher registered at 1/n
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James Azam 🇬🇭 🔄🇿🇦 Aug 9
I love how are beginning to highlight and narrate our own academic stories. Here is a thread of examples of people doing this kind of work. Please help me populate this thread. 1/n
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James Azam 🇬🇭 🔄🇿🇦 Aug 9
Check out by and . They also highlight young Africans pursuing a career in STEM.
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James Azam 🇬🇭 🔄🇿🇦 Aug 9
Check out . She has a podcast called , which highlights the stories of young Africans pursuing an academic career.
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Devin, The Chemist 👩🏽‍🔬💙 Aug 8
You heard Nat! Abstracts are only 300 words max. Speeches are 3-5 minutes long. Prizes are 🔥 Andddd we’re making a digital proceedings 😊😊 Submit no later than Tuesday night 😊
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 8
Replying to @ZemenSB @Devin_Eleven
Done ✨
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Dr. Natércia Rodrigues Lopes Aug 8
is getting so much attention it's getting hard to keep up, but I AM HERE FOR IT! Here's your call to action: ✅Go follow ✅If you are an UG/early PhD and , submit an abstract for the Elevator Speech comp! ✅Join us next week!! 😍
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 6
Replying to @ViSTEM_Africa
Check out his full profile on our website and get inspired ✨✨ Link in bio 🤩 4/4
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 6
Replying to @RealGhazali
“Never give up on your dreams, so much depends on it. You’re from Africa, the world almost always sees us as not so important people, it’s your duty to change that belief. Get out of your blanket and make the Africa map glow.” - 3/n
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 6
“I believe what has started is something that could go from flickering flames to a blazing inferno. If the platform can help increase the level of awareness, then I see no way that the narrative surrounding Africans in STEM will not change.” - 2/n
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 6
VSA Spotlight #36: Today we are excited to highlight another ! Meet Muhammed Al-Ghazali Etudaiye () from Nigeria 🇳🇬, current a 4th year medical student at the University of Abuja in 🇳🇬 1/n
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Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) Aug 4
6th Call for Postdoctoral Fellowships Science by Women The will be one of the associated centres in the new call for Fellowships Science by Woman, that the Women for Africa Foundation is launching.
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 3
Replying to @ViSTEM_Africa
Check out her full profile spotlight along with many others from Africans from across the continent! Link in bio ✨✨✨ 4/4
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Visibility STEM Africa (VSA) Aug 3
Replying to @NainaRunnoo
“Exposure & visibility are key. The African contributions to global STEM research must be highlighted to the rising generations at a very young age so they feel a sense of belonging and eventually give back in the future.” - 3/n
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