Young Canadians can be the innovators the world needs

The success of activists in changing South Africa inspired me and my colleagues to create the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), a pan-African network of centres providing advanced scientific training to young African minds. AIMS recognizes that Africa’s youth are its future, and that providing them with the skills they need to make a difference is the best way to resolve the continent’s many challenges.

By Neil Turok, published by www.theglobeandmail.com