Advancing US-Africa STEM Collaborations
Join us to hear Jean Pierre Ezin, African Union Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology and John Boright, Executive Director of International Affairs of the US National Academies speak on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in Africa and the ways in which the African diaspora in particular and US institutions more generally can promote advancements in STEM research and initiatives.
These two public keynote lectures are part of a larger closed consultation workshop taking place April 5th to discuss and recommend a strategy for increasing US-Africa scientific cooperation and funding, with a role for its Diasporas.
8:30am – 9:00 Arrival and coffee
9:00 – 9:30
9:30-10:30 STEM in Africa
Jean Pierre Ezin African Union
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 US-Africa STEM Collaborations
John Boright National Academy of Sciences (NAS)