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NEF Africa Science Week features a series of events to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in various cities of participating countries. The events are led by the NEF Ambassador for the country, together with the support of champions from academia, and public and private sector stakeholders, to raise the profile of STEM in the participating country. All journalists attending the events will have access to high-level speakers and attendees representing experts in development, elected officials, national advocates and the next generation of local leaders. Media wishing to cover the events will have access to NEF Africa Science Week press pack and round-the-clock social media featuring breaking news and results coming out of the events.

Activities Include

  • Coding Workshops
  • STEM Outreach in High Schools and Universities
  • Hackathons
  • Science Fun Day
  • Industry Visits & Roundtables
  • Women in Science Activities
  • Science 4 Entrepreneurs Events
  • Academic Conferences
  • TED Talks

Who can I Interview?

NEF Leadership, NEF Ambassadors and local STEM partners are available for interviews

Can I attend Africa Science Week events?

Yes, most, if not all activities are open to the media.Please contact media@asw.nef.org for general inquiries.

See your country representative for contact for each country.

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Comment le #Covid_19 impacte-t-il le travail des scientifiques africains? Ne manquez sous aucun prétexte de regarder les interventions de @devina_lobine et @tsr135, Ambassadeurs du @NextEinsteinFor, dans @LObsMarAf via le lien 👇!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKuEUgTWb88

#ICYMI, relive an insightful discussion with NEF Fellow Professor @tembined, Global Network Assistant Professor at the @nyuniversity who last week talked to us about his research on Data-Driven Modelling to respond to #COVID19. Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NCIBjZcaY0

Read NEF's #BestInClass #COVIDー19 responses & recommendations for countries to avert the effects of #coronavirus. More on how they can prepare for future shocks of the same magnitude, whether it is a public health crisis or a natural disaster check this! https://nef.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/AIMS-Next-Einstein-Forum-Best-in-Class-COVID-19-Responses-Opinion-Paper.pdf

Congratulations to NEF Fellow Tolu! #AfricasEinsteins

Si vous êtes une chercheuse africaine active dans la biologie, ne manquez pas de postuler pour le Prix Quarraisha Abdool Karim du @TWASnews pour les femmes issues du continent! Date limite : le 03 juin. Récompense : 5000$. Plus d'infos 👇!

https://twas.org/opportunity/twas-abdool-karim-award-biological-sciences?fbclid=IwAR0LGrF0Ac6jxc4HBJkpucoqM2al7khmhfn2S1gjgaxMk9pcSLoZYOQ2MQI

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