AIMS Senegal Hosts 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 the transition to employment among STEM students (especially women) across Francophone […]

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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 […]

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AIMS partners with Bank of Kigali for Industry Initiative

The Bank of Kigali and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) signed a five-year deal to match financial services opportunities with graduates skilled in mathematical sciences. The partnership encourages AIMS graduates to work on bank business problems and develop solutions by designing prototypes for new products and services to support the Bank of Kigali’s […]

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AIMS Senegal sends top students to Women’s Mathematics Workshop in Abidjan

Five AIMS Senegal students went to the second edition of its Women’s Mathematics Workshop in Abidjan by the Association des Jeunes Femmes et Mathématiques (AJFM) and the Université Houphouët Boigny on Dec. 4. The workshop was a pan-African platform allowing young mathematicians to meet with role models and women innovators in academia, engineering, medicine and molecular research. “Ce séjour en […]

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AIMS-ESMT program boosts graduate employment skills

Twenty-five African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) students from eight African countries received their certificates for completing the AIMS ESMT Industry Immersion Program (IIP) on Dec. 1. “Through your internships you prove your value to African industry,” said Nick Barniville, ESMT Berlin Associate Dean of Programs. He added that visiting ESMT faculty had found it […]