African Voices Changemakers sponsored by Globacom on the Cable News Network (CNN) will this week feature two African professionals from the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) who are making a huge impact and inspiring the next generation in their respective countries.
Viewers will be treated to the career trajectories of Botswana’s female pilot, Kgomotso Phatsima, and Ghanaian space engineer, Ernest Teye Matey, who is credited with designing his nation’s first satellite. The duo will be interviewed on the 30-minutes magazine program.
Kgomotso Phatsima was one of the exceptional emerging young leaders in Africa in the Obama Foundation Africa Leadership Program of 2018. She is among the first female military pilots in Botswana Defence Force and is a winner of the Botswana Youth Awards Best Female of the Year 2017.
Ernest Teye Matey on the other hand, co- founded the All Nations University – Space Systems Technology Laboratory (ANU-SSTL) through which he organizes Space and STEM education programs for more than 7,000 students from over 50 different high schools in more than 30 different districts in Ghana.