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NEF Weekly Newsletter – Science and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Sent Thursday, March 26, 2015

Welcome to the weekly NEF Newsletter on Science and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter. NEF FACT OF THE WEEK​ Source: This map is from the website of PBS and New York Life for the, “Slavery in America” series. The original site for this program no longer exists, but additional information can be found at this reputable educational blog: […]

 

NEF Weekly Newsletter – Celebrating Women Inventors and Leaders in STEM – March 20, 2015

Sent Friday, March 20, 2015

Welcome to the weekly NEF Newsletter on Celebrating Women Inventors and Leaders in STEM. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter. NEF HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK FEATURED ARTICLES Women Named in ‘Black Inventors: Crafting Over 200 Year of Success’ Did you know that Ivory Coast’s Cecile Kouassi (pictured above) invented the process for stabilizing and reconstituting fresh attieke, a staple in the country? Did you know that […]

 

NEF Weekly Newsletter – Women and Access to STEM and the African Higher Education Summit

Sent Friday, March 13, 2015

Welcome to the weekly NEF Newsletter on Women and Access to STEM. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter. AFRICAN HIGHER EDUCATION SUMMITHighlights from the Science, Technology and Innovation Session Dr. Khumbah: “Technical mastery differentiates the developed world from the underdeveloped.”Dr. Green: “Africa has no time to waste. We need to look at initiatives that work and invest in those.”Professor Briggs: “Stanford and other US universities have […]

 

NEF Weekly Newsletter – Gender Stereotyping and Discrimination in STEM – March 6, 2015

Sent Friday, March 6, 2015

Welcome to the weekly NEF Newsletter on Gender Stereotyping and Discrimination in STEM. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter. NEF FACT OF THE WEEK Percentage Share of Female African Entrepreneurship An infographic depicting the percentage share of formal firms that are owned by women in Africa. Data from the World Bank Enterprise Survey (2006-2010). Infographic designed by @Ivanisawesome at […]