#AlumOfTheWeek – Ms Catherine M. Gitau, AIMS Rwanda.

This week’s edition of the #AlumoftheWeek takes a look into the journey of Ms Catherine M. Gitau from Kenya. An alumna of the AIMS Masters in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) program from AIMS Ghana. She is currently a Data Science Manager at VISA Inc. From the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in Kenya, […]

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African women driving the continent’s scientific excellence

 Women play a very critical role in our society. They are scientists, researchers, pilots, accountants, engineers, and most importantly, mothers. Regardless of their significance, women are systematically less involved in our society’s most important areas, such as STEM and research. For example, according to AAUW, women make up only 28% of the workforce in STEM worldwide. […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Mamadou Gueye, AIMS Rwanda.

Money transfer has become a critical part of our lives as humans. Expatriates are always looking for the best and safest method to send money back home for several reasons, including family upkeep, building, and school fees. While this is happening, some individuals also devise means to divert these funds into their private accounts, defrauding […]

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Public Engagement – An incredible way to advance science and research in Africa

Scientific research forms a critical part of enablers to achieve Africa’s desired socio-economic development. Most importantly, given the rapidly changing society we live in, the need to connect science to humanity has never been critical. We currently live in a world where technology changes how we live every day. Additionally, due to the wealth of […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Cyrille Feudjio, AIMS Cameroon.

What if the decision-making process was heavily reliant on existing data? What if this data does not exist at all? This case was the situation of the Elder Research. Elder Research is part of the Inshango Data Science Fellowship. The mandate of this project is to monitor equipment performance and failure detection to avert hydroelectric […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Jeanette Nyirahakizimana, AIMS Senegal & AMMI alumna.

Data continues to drive decision-making in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Several institutions and companies gather extensive data to make the best decisions that promote effective and efficient administration and planning. The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) saw this from afar and targeted to train the brightest students of Africa to be […]

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How data science fellowship programs are helping Africa prepare for the digital revolution

On November 17, 2021, the very first AIMS-Ishango Data Science Fellowship Program came to an end. The fully funded, three-month fellowship program exposed the fourteen AIMS alumni (seven women and men) to real-world experiences through working on value-adding projects for international organizations. In a closing remark to end the program, Dr. Charles Kimpolo, Director of […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Engelbert Wamba Tchinde, AIMS Senegal alumnus.

At the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, we believe that every lesson taken in the classroom should directly impact the communities in our world. We ensure our students’ transition to industry and apply their skills through Work-Integrated Learning opportunities available to them post AIMS. The Industry Initiative Department heads this vision and runs programs like […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Elkanah Nyabuto, Mastercard Foundation Scholar & AIMS Ghana 2020 Almunus.

Fascinated by numbers and their application in real life, he opted to offer an undergraduate study in Statistics and Information Technology at the Maseno University, Kenya. His mentor recommended that he apply to AIMS for his postgraduate studies. In this edition of the #AlumoftheWeek, we bring you the testimony of the Mastercard foundation scholar, Elkanah […]

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The 2021 Year in a Review 

COVI9-19 has contributed to a challenging series of years since its outbreak in 2020. AIMS as an institution has not been an exception and has faced several issues since then. Some include remote working and travel bans that hindered students and staff from travelling smoothly across countries. This affected AIMS because of its nature as […]

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