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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 […]

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MasterCard Fdn Scholars Program Educating Next-Generation Rwandan Scientists

Dative Tuyisenge has been passionate about sciences, especially mathematics, since her childhood in primary school. But, like many young Rwandans, Tuyisenge, grew up struggling to pay for school fees for her education, which was threatening her dream to become one of acclaimed female scientists both on Rwanda and elsewhere. However, her hope was revived, and […]

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Africa needs to lead on the ‘quantum revolution’ – Sci Dev Net

Thierry Zomahoun is the president and chief executive officer of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), and founder and chairman of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF), which helps foster collaboration among young African scientists. In an effort to raise Africa’s profile in how science and mathematics can address development challenges, Zomahoun is promoting NEF’s scientific programme […]

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Canadian Embassy in Senegal joins AIMS for Industry Event

The Canadian Embassy in Senegal and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) held an industry partnership event on Oct 26. The event was hosted by Her Excellency Lise Filiatrault, Canadian Ambassador in Senegal,  at her Official Residence in Dakar. The showcase came to be with the support of the Government […]

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MasterCard FDN brings education and employment conference to Kigali

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program hosted its annual learning conference on Oct. 17-19, at the Kigali Convention Center. The event, The Future of Work in Africa, brought together more than 100 participants including university presidents, non-governmental organization (NGO) leaders, and program administrators from the Scholars Program network of 28 university and NGO partners. Other participants included […]