I grew up knowing there were two categories of jobs- blue jobs and pink jobs. And you were good at one or the other. Rebel that I am, I somehow ended up lilac…somewhere in between. There are these stereotypes that accompany anyone who dares to spend any time thinking about anything. I find myself debunking some, ignoring others and (ooops!) confirming others.
I would say that everyone is a mentor to me. Each person you meet has something to teach you, if you only listen.
Medicine is defined as a “calling” or the noblest profession, mostly because it involves service of others at their weakest. Doctor Refilwe Mothibamele tells us how her pursuit of a medical career led her to HIV/AIDS Research and what makes it an engaging occupation.
I am hoping that I can be part of the team that changes the industry by getting renewables onto the grid in Kenya.
There is more to agriculture than ploughing and cattle. One can venture into water affairs, agriculture, environmental science and so on.
Engineering and me were made for each other. Engineers are supposed to answer questions. Solve problems. Well, an unanswered question nags me to no end. And unsolved problems cry to me to fix them.
African society has a role to play to ensure gender discrimination is a thing of the past. How does societal involvement enhance the realization of gender equity?
Electric vehicles. You hear about them, read about them, see them in advertisements and follow arguments for and against the technology. But really, what are electric cars?
Read our candid and thought-provoking interview with Ms. Joyce Githuku, a Biochemist working with Kenchic Kenya Ltd. She takes us through her career journey from aspiration, to the heights that her career is taking her. Question: What led you to Biochemistry? Joyce: Initially, my dad and cousin told me to choose a course that I was not too difficult and easy to pass, not Biochemistry.