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THE AFRICAN SCHOOLS OUTREACH PROGRAM

REPORT ON THE IVVN- KeAWARD AFRICAN SCHOOL SCIENCE OUTREACH ACTIVITIES HELD IN KENYA IN NOVEMBER 2021 INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF WOMEN SCIENTISTS IN KENYA Dr Esther Maina showing Loresho Secondary students how to use a micropipette during one of the…

FUTURE DIRECTIONS OF THE ASOP

Background To date, several challenges hindering the development of women in science have been identified. In Africa, the ‘leaking pipeline’ already starts in primary school education, with few girls progressing to secondary school and even fewer towards tertiary education. Several…

THE RESEARCH LABORATORY EXPERIENCE

Research The interactive hands-on experimental workshop is a 3hr facilitated practical session with several sections designed to interactively engage 40 students per session to give the students an opportunity to carry out hands-on experiments using modern scientific analytical tools used…

SCHOOLS OUTREACH PROGRAM

Held on 19th June 2021 THE BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTRE,KENYA AGRICULTURAL & LIVESTOCK RESEARCH ORGANIZATION (KALRO), NAIROBI The Kenyan Chapter of the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (KeAWARD) is actively involved in empowering high school students through mentorship and motivational…