#AlumOfTheWeek – Benjamin Opoku Fofie, AIMS Ghana Alumnus.

What could be your motivation to take up a career in the mathematical sciences? Could it be an encounter with an accomplished personality in the field or a desire from childhood as you fell in love with numbers? In this week’s edition of the #AlumoftheWeek, we bring you the story of a young man who […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Dr Justine Nasijje, AIMS South Africa Alumnus

Welcome to March. A month devoted to celebrating the success and struggles of women across the world. At AIMS, we recognise the effort our female students put into their studies, which motivates us to strictly secure a 30% quota of our admission to them. The #AlumoftheWeek series is dedicated to some female alumni doing exploits […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Faith Neema Benson, AIMS South Africa.

As a data scientist, one is expected to be agile. It includes dividing tasks into smaller assignments, assuming roles you never thought of, and adapting plans. Faith Neema Benson is an AIMS-Ishango Data Science Fellow. On this week’s alumni of the week, we take a look at her journey into the field of data science […]

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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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The role of African scientists in mitigating climate change effects

The world’s top leaders, scientists, and youth delegates recently gathered in Glasgow, the UK, for a two-week conference, COP26, to collectively find possible solutions for the climate change challenge. Today more than ever, climate change has proven to be a significant threat, but the good news is that people are increasingly noticing how big the problem is. According to Deutsche Welle, this year, the number of people registered to attend COP26 was close to 40,000 people, nearly double those […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Nessma Adil Mahmoud Yousif, an AIMS Cameroon Alumna & Mastercard Foundation Scholar

This week’s #alumoftheweek shares her passion for knowledge transfer and desire to be the change she wants to see in the world with us. Formerly of AIMS Cameroon, Nessma Adil Mahmoud Yousif, a Mastercard Foundation scholar, shares her journey before, during, and after AIMS. Q: Tell us about your journey before AIMS. Nessma: I graduated […]

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Promoting STEM Education in Africa

According to the African Development Bank, less than 25% of African higher education students pursue STEM-related career fields. STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics, and it is arguably the most important field that would drive the socio-economic development of Africa quickly. The fact that only a few young Africans choose to pursue STEM-related career fields […]

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AIMS Empowering the Next Generation of Africans through Educational Partnerships

Different African countries still face various challenges that hinder quality education, including civil wars, poor healthcare systems, and extreme poverty. On the other hand, as home to the youngest population globally, Africa has so much potential to become the leading continent in science. According to Cities Alliances, almost 60% of Africa’s population is under 25, making […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Theophilus Kwofie, AIMS Ghana ’20

From the University of Cape Coast to AIMS Ghana and now Arizona State University, this week’s edition of our #AlumoftheWeek series visits the journey of Theophilus Kwofie, AIMS Ghana ’20 alumnus. Q: Tell us about your journey before AIMS. Theophilus: I had my Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Cape Coast, where I pursued Mathematics with […]

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AIMS Championing STEM literacy in Africa

Think about all the inventions made by the most outstanding scientists and innovators. What would our world be without them? The contribution of science to humanity is immense, and as a result, STEM literacy has been found crucial to the development of Africa and the whole world.  Through different programs such as the Teacher Training […]

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