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Imperfect- ATG Spotlight Feature

June 26, 2015

The first in the series is Afro-Tech Girls (ATG)! ATG is a non-profit that encourage girls to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers. ATG was founded by Deola Shasanya, Yvonne Allanah and Morenike Johnson – 3 trail-blazing engineers working in Electrical, Mechanical and Chemical fields respectively. Two of their three founders were available so I had a chat with them about the inspiration for, and operation of their organisation.

IEEE Gold Rush- “Afro-Tech Girls” Breaking Down Traditional Barriers

May 14, 2015

Today, we have the pleasure of interviewing Ms. Adeola Shasanya from Lagos, Nigeria. Adeola is currently an Electrical Engineering and Renewable Consultant with the Lagos State Electricity Board. She has worked tirelessly with young girls throughout Lagos State and surrounds to raise awareness and promote STEM careers through the organisation, “Afro-Tech Girls”.

CNN- Ask the experts: How do we get girls into STEM?

October 27, 2014

Just one in seven engineers are female, only 27% of all computer science jobs are held by women, and "women have seen no employment growth in STEM jobs since 2000" reports Forbes. 

Women who work in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, and those who campaign for higher numbers of women in these fields, think they have some solutions to this growing problem.

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