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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 […]

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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 […]

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Donor Dr. Brad McRae calls on business leaders to H.O.P.E.

The Canadian chapter of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) celebrated one of its most distinguished benefactors at a recognition luncheon on Sept. 15. Leadership expert, author and Director of the Atlantic Leadership Development Institute, Dr. Brad McRae, donated $50,000 to AIMS in the past year because he believes the organization exemplifies Tipping Point […]

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Fields and Perimeter Institutes step up fellowships and new programs at AIMS

L to r: Ian Hambleton (Fields Institute), Prince Osei (AIMS Quantum Leap Africa Project Leader & Perimeter Institute), David Kribs (AIMS), Huaxiong Huang (Fields Institute) TORONTO, July 31, 2017 – The Fields and Perimeter Institutes formed a new deal with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI). It includes a renewal […]

SOMMET DE L’OIF : L’Aims fera partie de la délégation du Premier ministre canadien – Le soleil

President and CEO TZ joins the Canadian delegation to the Summit of La Francophonie. Strong AIMS presence is part of the election of first Canadian to head the organization. http://www.lesoleil.sn/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=43422:ouverture-du-xveme-sommet-de-loif-aujourdhui-forte-affluence-au-banquet-de-la-francophonie&catid=78:a-la-une&Itemid=255