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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 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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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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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 […]