Engineers seek policy to boost women participation in STEM education
Engineers have called for deliberate policy that will boost the participation of women and girl-child in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
Women engineers seek support to increase STEM training for girl-child
The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) has implored government and other stakeholders in the profession to support initiatives aimed at increasing enrolment of females as engineers. The President of the association, Mrs. Funmilola Ojelade made the call during a two-day webinar tagged, “Train the Trainers”, a capacity workshop for STEM teachers…
Female developers rising as push for STEM courses get attention
The interest of Nigerians, especially the female folks in technology development is on the rise as push for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses are getting huge attention.
Experts call for policy implementation to bridge gender gap in STEM
The call was made at the Vital Voices STEM Mentoring Walk, done in partnership with Lonadek Nigeria Limited, Women in Energy Network (WIEN), WeConnect International and Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN)
53 African institutions move to promote higher education in the region
How to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Agriculture, and Health in African institutions will be the fulcrum of a three-day roundtable conference involving 53 members
Don seeks support for women in STEM
President, Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), Lagos State Chapter, Prof. Joy Okpuzor has harped on the need to support women and girls in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
‘Participation of girls in science courses boosts development’
Government and stakeholders in the education and science sectors have been urged to encourage girls to study science-related courses in schools, and to build a career in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), to boost national development.
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Nigeria needs institutions that can solve problems, says Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that Nigeria needs an institution that will produce cutting edge artificial intelligence applications for national development.
Mainstreaming science, gender into development agenda
The age-long archetypal believe that women are weaker vessel and not fit for certain tasks are fast fading. While in time past, professions like boxing, wrestling, football, engineering and aviation were fields that were exclusive preserve of men, but women are now making inroads there.