Africa needs more women scientists

We cannot afford to leave our women and girls out of the equation.

A global gathering on science has called on African governments to close the gender gap and promote development in science, technology and innovation.

According to the many speakers who took the stage during the three-day gathering of the Next Einstein Forum, Africa needs more women in science for the continent to make collective gains in incomes and health benefits that come with advancements in scientific fields.

This was the predominant message that Africa’s scientists and innovators gathered in Kigali, Rwanda, reiterated.

The Next Einstein Form is a biennial global gathering where scientists meet on African soil to look into existing challenges as well as unveil…

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