Letters + Numbers = WORDS THAT COUNT
We’re building an Africa where young girls and women thrive in STEM through shared experiences.
Narrating STEM-related stories from women across Africa
Words That Count is an initiative that documents stories of successful African women in STEM fields to present the various prospects on the STEM spectrum to young girls mapping their careers in STEM. The scarcity of female role models in the STEM field makes it harder to close the gender gap.
“Having role models is so key .
It’s important for girls to see other women in STEM fields because it really lets them picture themselves there in the future. It helps them see that they can truly aspire to that dream.”
Read the latest stories
Female Expert in Data Science – Dr. Jennifer Batamuliza
Jennifer is an expert in data science, with a deep understanding
Female Technical Solutions Engineer – Flavia Nshemerirwe
As a Cloud Technical Solutions Engineer, Flavia provides technical support and
Female Experts in Cooling – Mary Najjuma
When we think about cooling, we think about refrigeration and air
Female Financial Risk Analyst – Margaret W. Kinyanjui
Who is a Financial Risk Analyst? What kind of background do