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The podcast airs biweekly on Mondays and is hosted by Anne Chisa, also known as Anne with an E. The show revolves around interviews with individuals involved in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) from across the globe, all united by the hashtag #AfricansInSTEM. The guests have the opportunity to share their personal stories, highlighting the "ROOT" of their science and engaging in profound conversations beyond the scientific realm. The goal is to create a premier global platform for Africans in STEM, highlighting their invaluable contributions and showcasing and humanizing their experiences. Through these conversations, we challenge stereotypes about the appearance of scientists, promote the richness of diversity within STEM fields, educate the world, and most importantly, inspire the generations to be motivated to get into science. *Disclaimer: The views expressed by the guests in the podcast episodes do not reflect my own*

The Root Of The Science Podcast Anne Chisa

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The podcast airs biweekly on Mondays and is hosted by Anne Chisa, also known as Anne with an E. The show revolves around interviews with individuals involved in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) from across the globe, all united by the hashtag #AfricansInSTEM. The guests have the opportunity to share their personal stories, highlighting the "ROOT" of their science and engaging in profound conversations beyond the scientific realm. The goal is to create a premier global platform for Africans in STEM, highlighting their invaluable contributions and showcasing and humanizing their experiences. Through these conversations, we challenge stereotypes about the appearance of scientists, promote the richness of diversity within STEM fields, educate the world, and most importantly, inspire the generations to be motivated to get into science. *Disclaimer: The views expressed by the guests in the podcast episodes do not reflect my own*

    EP 136: Jenalea Rajab,Championing Linguistic Diversity and Inclusion in AI

    EP 136: Jenalea Rajab,Championing Linguistic Diversity and Inclusion in AI

    In today's episode, our guest Jenalea Rajab from Lelapa AI talks about her work in reshaping the landscape of natural language processing but and championing the cause of underrepresented languages. Jenalea's transition from the field of electrical engineering to AI innovation is as intriguing as it is inspiring, offering invaluable lessons in how diverse experiences can culminate in a career that's both dynamic and impactful. LinkedIn: Jenalea RajabSupport the Show.Follow the show on:Tw...

    • 27 min
    EP 135: Aulan Lucrece Zahoundo, Quantum Computing and Quantum Machine Learning

    EP 135: Aulan Lucrece Zahoundo, Quantum Computing and Quantum Machine Learning

    Listen to the first episode of #AfricanWomenInAI Series with Aulan Lucrece Zahoundo, the Quantum AI expert from Benin. She gives us an exclusive look into her groundbreaking PhD work with the AIMS Institute at the University of Ghana Within the dynamic field where quantum computing meets machine learning, Aulan's story is one that breaks barriers and challenges the norm. LinkedIn: Aulan Lucrece ZahoundoSupport the Show.Follow the show on:Twitter: @RootofscipodInstagram: @Root...

    • 27 min
    EP 134: Tabitha Wangechi, Championing for a Harassment-Free Cyber Experience for Women

    EP 134: Tabitha Wangechi, Championing for a Harassment-Free Cyber Experience for Women

    In this episode, we are happy to have Tabitha Wangechi, a Digital Security Advocate from Kenya. She sheds light on the dark side of the internet where women are often targets to doxing, revenge pornography, and the barrage of digital harassment women face. Listen to this and more on the solutions available for digital harassment.LinkedIn: Tabitha Wangechi.Twitter: @T_WangechiSupport the Show.Follow the show on:Twitter: @RootofscipodInstagram: @Rootofscipod YouTube: The Root Of The S...

    • 34 min
    EP 133: Asonele Kotu, Tackling Period Poverty and Empowering African Girls

    EP 133: Asonele Kotu, Tackling Period Poverty and Empowering African Girls

    Prepare to be moved by Asonele Kotu' s work is rewriting the narrative for young girls in Africa. Asonele Kotu from South Africa is the founder of Femconnect and a Social Impact Entrepreneur. She talks about period poverty, the transformative education Femconnect provides on menstruation and family planning and tackling the deep-rooted stigmas surrounding sex education in Africa.LinkedIn: Asonele KotuSupport the Show.Follow the show on:Twitter: @RootofscipodInstagram: @Rootofs...

    • 29 min
    EP 132: Johnmark Ochieng, A Storyteller's Guide to the Galaxy

    EP 132: Johnmark Ochieng, A Storyteller's Guide to the Galaxy

    Our guest today is Johnmark Ochieng, a journalist and science communicator from Kenya. As a corporate communications officer at the Kenya Space Agency, he channels storytelling into his work, creating bridges between complex space science and the enchanting stories of the night sky. Join us on this intriguing conversation on how he made his way here.LinkedIn: Johnmark OchiengSupport the Show.Follow the show on:Twitter: @RootofscipodInstagram: @Rootofscipod YouTube: The Root Of The Scienc...

    • 23 min
    EP 131: Olaitan Owoyemi, Shaping the Future of Healthcare in Africa

    EP 131: Olaitan Owoyemi, Shaping the Future of Healthcare in Africa

    As we officially launch season 5 of the Root of the Science Podcast, we engage in a very interesting conversation with Olaitan Owoyemi from Nigeria. Oloitan is an expert in medical diagnostics and science communication. In this episode, he talks about some cutting-edge medical technologies and his transformative projects that are redefining the health industry across Africa.LinkedIn: Olaitan OwoyemiTwitter: @OlaitanLiiLiiInstagram: olaoluwaotan_olaitanSupport the Show.Follow the show on:...

    • 24 min

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