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University of Minnesota announces new partnership with African Institute for Mathematical Sciences

The  African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the University of Minesota announced a new partnership today for exchanging knowledge and accelerating educational opportunities for talented African mathematicians. The University of Minnesota is one of only four universities in the United States who are AIMS academic partners. Founded in 2003, AIMS recruits Africa’s most talented […]

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AIMS Senegal hosts Cooperative Education Workshop

  Gaby St-Pierre and Anne Fannon lead the Cooperative Education Workshop AIMS Senegal hosted a two-day interactive workshop on cooperative education on 16-17 May 2018. Developed under the Skills for Employability (SFE) project, supported by Global Affairs Canada and the MasterCard Foundation, this collaborative initiative compliments the existing cooperative education program and aims to increase […]

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AIMS Canada joins in International Girls in ITC Day Event in Ottawa

[Students converse at the GAC International Girls and ITC Day event in Ottawa] Global Affairs Canada hosted the first annual International Girls in ITC Day event on April 26. Peter Szyszlo, AIMS-NEI Senior Program Coordinator, attended with AIMS alumni in Canada’s capital Ottawa. “This was an exceptional event to showcase programs like AIMS that are empowering women […]

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Canadian Diplomat returns to AIMS for Industry Summit

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), welcomed back Canadian High Commissioner Sara Hradecky for an industry summit in Kigali on Jan. 12. “AIMS centres of excellence, including the one here in Kigali, contribute to building Africa’s human capital,” said High Commissioner Hradecky. The event was supported by the Government of […]

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AIMS Canada engages Canadians on gender equality

AIMS Canada has had a busy quarter influencing several public engagement events on gender equity.  Karen Craggs-Milne, Head of AIMS Canada and Global Group Director of Gender Equality, Inclusion and Business Development, delivered a keynote speech on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG 5) and its targets for achieving Gender Equality during the Peace […]