Several opportunities to continue the discussion about science made by Africans

The Champions of Science - Africa Storytelling Challenge YASE Edition, launched during YASE by our partner Johnson&Johnson

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Are you a Champion of Science? Share your story!

Are you an African scientist or innovator doing impactful work that has the potential to impact society in a positive way? Please share your story! Johnson & Johnson Innovation has launched the Champions of Science – Africa Storytelling Challenge YASE Edition specifically for participants of YASE. Prizes include $1,000 and publication of your story. Learn more about the challenge and submit by July 31, 2018 at www.africa-storytelling-challenge-YASE.smapply.io.

The Challenge is part of Johnson & Johnson’s broad Champions of Science platform, which seeks to convene and catalyze champions of science, and engage people of all generations and backgrounds to see the unlimited opportunities that science brings. By showcasing the contributions of the talented and passionate African scientists and innovators through the Africa Storytelling Challenge, Johnson & Johnson Innovation aims to build public engagement and support for science, and inspire the next generation to pursue scientific fields that will help drive Africa’s socio-economic transformation.


ESOF sessions

Tuesday 10th July 10.15 to 11.30 : Science in Africa - working towards Agenda 2063

Wednesday 11th July 10.15 to 11.30 : Why I wanted to become a scientist

Thursday 12th July 17.00 to 18.15 : How higher education in Africa articulates with labor markets