The New Face Of STEM: The African Science Academy | Black Ballad

The African Science Academy (ASA) is Africa’s first maths, science and technology academy for girls. We spoke with three students at the academy, whose outstanding essays won them a trip to London.

What a scientist looks like

“If someone said scientist to me, I would think of someone who is working with chemicals or trying to build something. They would be old or very boring.”

This what 17-year-old, Ibukun from Nigeria imagined a scientist was before enrolling at the African Science Academy (ASA), Africa’s first maths, science and technology academy for girls…

 

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