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The AIMS International Governing Board thanks Ms. Lydie Hakizimana for her service

2023-05-10

Ms. Lydie Hakizimana has recently informed us of her decision to step down from her position as AIMS CEO on June 30th, 2023. Every one of us who cares deeply about AIMS owes Lydie a huge debt of gratitude. She stepped in as our CEO during a time of immense difficulty for our organisation due […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Grace Alabi, an AIMS Ghana Alumna

Although the pandemic experience from 2019 has gone down as the worst in recent times, it also seems to be a blessing in disguise to others. At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, this lady from Nigeria had the opportunity to travel to Ghana for her share of the AIMS experience. Having applied […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Emmanuel Christian Nyabyenda, an AIMS Rwanda Alumnus

This week we get closed up with the interim curator of the AIMS Alumni Chapter in Rwanda. He tells us his story of how he got into the mathematics space and is currently using his knowledge and skills in mathematics. Serving as a Government Program Monitoring Statistician at the National Institute of Statistics – Rwanda, […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Mariam Bukola Olateju, an AIMS Ghana Alumna

What is your AIMS testimony as an alumnus/alumna? How easily will you recommend AIMS to another person, and what will be the basis of your recommendation? This week we share with you the experience of an AIMS Ghana alumna who learned about AIMS from an AIMS South African alumna. Mariam Bukola Olateju is our #AlumoftheWeek. […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Ebimoboere Claudius, an AIMS Ghana Alumna

At the AIMS Alumni Meet-Up held on Saturday, 21st May 2022, at the Impact Hub, Lagos, the story of a young lady was the highlight of the event. Being fascinated by the idea behind the establishment of AIMS, a concept that seeks to raise Africans to solve African problems, this lady was determined to be […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Glorie Metsa Wowo, AIMS Cameroon 2020 Alumna.

Would you rather have an education full of theoretical knowledge or one which is practical and solves real-life problems? The general educational system in Africa is more theoretical, which impedes the continent’s progress. The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences is on a mission to change this narrative. With its Cooperative (Coop) Master’s program, students receive […]

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AIMS Rwanda hosts 2nd Edition of AIMS Alumni Meet-Up

Motivation and wise counsel can never be overrated or underestimated in an individual’s life. Sometimes in life, the only thing that can get you going and cheer you up is that one word whispered to you either consciously or in passing. Feedback and comments directed to you by your mentors and other people you look […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Wangari Kimotho, AIMS Cameroon Alumni.

Industrialisation, power generation, deforestation and other human activities cause the world’s climate to change for the worse rapidly. These changes are severe and result in extremities in almost every weather element. Excessive rainfall, more extended periods of droughts leading to bushfires and many other negative consequences on our environment are some of the effects these […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Fadel Thior, AIMS Rwanda Alumni.

The pride of every academic institution is in the calibre of alumni it produces and the impact they have on its immediate communities. Additionally, there is strength in numbers as there is in unity. Most AIMS programs take up to a year to complete, which does not allow students from different cohorts to interact while […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Nii Amoo Decardi-Nelson, AIMS Ghana Alumnus.

In this week’s edition of the #AlumoftheWeek, we bring you the reflections of an AIMS Ghana alumnus working as a Data Scientist at the Consolidated Bank Ghana. He reflects on his days at AIMS, lessons learnt, and how they are of help in his current role. Our alumnus of the week is Nii Amoo Decardi-Nelson. […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Oluwayomi Akinfenwa, AIMS Ghana 2021 Alumna.

As we bring our women’s month campaign to a close,  this weeks’ #AlumoftheWeek – is a story of a young lady who found herself in Mathematics. Her desire and passion were to pursue nursing as a teenager. She later became comfortable with this new field because the area of mathematics she was exposed to was […]

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Programs that truly increase women in STEM

Previously, we highlighted a few women in STEM from the AIMS Network including Dr Nana Ama Browne Klutse, Dr Sara Suliman, Abigail Annkah, and more who are incredible female scientists. Despite the effort that institutions put in increasing women in STEM, women remain less represented in STEM fields. This week, we go deep into how […]

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#AlumOfTheWeek – Patricia Oluchi Azike, Mastercard Foundation Scholar and AIMS Rwanda Alumna.

We continue to celebrate the success of women in March and put the spotlight on younger women who are Breaking the Bias in STEM. In this edition of the AIMS #AlumoftheWeek series, we bring you an interview with a Mastercard Foundation Scholar and an Alumna of AIMS Rwanda. Patricia Oluchi Azike, who originates from Nigeria, […]

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AIMS celebrates World Science Day with teachers and students

10 November 2018 – AIMS through its teacher training program in Rwanda celebrated World Science Day for Peace and Development with a breakfast for various stakeholders in the education sector including the officials of Rwanda’s Ministry of Education, teachers, students, parents, AIMS Rwanda alumni, the Rwanda Association of Women in Science and Engineering and members […]

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AIMS Teaching Training Program rolls out Math’s Clinic in Rwanda

On 13th October 2018, the AIMS Teacher Training Program in Rwanda, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation’s Leaders in Teaching Program, launched its public engagement activity, the Math’s Clinic in Kayumbu, Kamonyi District. The Math’s Clinic forms part of the community outreach and public engagement efforts of the program to bring together various stakeholders to dialogue […]

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Second edition of Next Einstein Forum Africa Science Week begins in 35 countries

KIGALI, Rwanda, 10 September 2018 – The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, today announced the beginning of NEF Africa Science Week in 35 African countries throughout the months of September, October and December 2018. NEF Africa Science Week are led […]

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AIMS launches African Master’s in Machine Intelligence

31 July 2018, Kigali Rwanda – Today, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announces the launch of a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) in partnership with Facebook and Google. The master’s will begin this September at the AIMS-Rwanda campus in Kigali. “Machine Intelligence (MI) is revolutionizing critical aspects of our lives. […]

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AIMS Industry Initiative Network & Partnership Event, Kigali ,Rwanda

Kigali – January 12th, 2018 – Kigali, Rwanda :The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), in collaboration with the Office of the Canadian High Commission in Kigali, today organized an industry network and partnership event. The event came to fruition through the strong support of the Government of Rwanda, MasterCard Foundation […]

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Inaugural Achievement Ceremony for the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program

1 DECEMBER 2017, CAPE TOWN – Twenty-five AIMS students from eight African countries received their certificates for completing the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program (IIP). The students who participated in this 20-week residential and fully-funded business and employability skills program were suitably qualified and industry-inclined AIMS Master’s in Mathematical Sciences graduates from across Africa. The […]

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AIMS students set to conquer the world

Cape Town, 8 November 2017: AIMS South Africa acknowledged the success of its sixth group of January intake students at a special Recognition of Achievement Ceremony held on 8 November 2017 at its centre in Muizenberg. Ten students (including 9 South Africans) received their certificates and will graduate next year through the partner universities that they […]

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AIMS-NEI Launches Industry Partnership Event

The Canadian Embassy in Senegal and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) organized, on October 26th, an industry partnership event. The event, held at the Official Residence of the Ambassador of Canada in Dakar, came to fruition through the strong support of the State of Senegal, the MasterCard Foundation, the […]

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The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda and AIMS signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding, a partnership to respond to industry needs.

The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) today signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), marking the beginning of a partnership to respond to industry needs with graduates skilled in mathematical sciences. The partnership will focus on opportunities for collaboration and the progressive commitment between AIMS […]

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UNESCO approval of AIMS as a Category II Institute : Centre of Excellence

The Executive Board of UNESCO, on Friday 13 October, 2017, approved the hosting in Ghana of a Centre of Excellence in mathematics and allied sciences under the auspices of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Ghana (AIMS GHANA). AIMS is a pan-African network of centres of excellence for postgraduate training, research and public engagement in […]

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Mastercard Foundation convening , October 17-19, at Kigali Convention Centre

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Annual Learning Convening will take place from 17-19 October, 2017, at the Kigali Convention Center. The theme of the event is The Future of Work in Africa. It will bring together more than 100 participants including University Presidents and Vice Chancellors, non-governmental organization (NGO) leaders, and program administrators from the Scholars […]

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AIMS NEI Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science: Call for applications

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS NEI) is pleased to announce a new Fellowship Program for Women in Climate Change Science (WiCCS). Climate change – including global warming – poses significant threats to humanity. Documented impacts of global warming include an increased frequency and severity of heatwaves across the globe; and […]

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#AIMSGrad2019

Congratulations to the AIMS Rwanda 3rd cohort of the taught master’s degree program that graduated on 21st June 2019. […]

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H E Julie Payette, Canadian Governor General visits AIMS

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AIMS Rwanda Co-Op Graduation 2019

The 1st AIMS Rwanda Co-Op Masters cohort graduated with 5 boys and 5 girls. […]

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AIMS Senegal #IDWGS 2019

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