Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. Soapbox Science Nigeria, held the first of it’s kind in Nigeria for women in STEMM on 22nd of August, 2019 at UBA Open Park, University of Lagos, Akoka.
The speakers were female scientists and professionals in the STEMM discipline as they showcased their research in simple ways.
The open air event was opened to all who were willing to learn from and interact with the speakers.
The nine Speakers were selected from a competitive pool of researchers as they shared their work in science, technology, medicine and engineering.
The speakers and their topic of discussions were:
Miss Aluh, Deborah Oyine (@debbilici0uss), Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management, University of Nigeria Nsukka “Unmasking the Silent killer”,
Dr Oginni Adeyemi, Olaide, University of Lagos, Nigeria “Creativity and Me,::using Science as a Tool!!”,
Miss Egbedi Brakemi (@begbedi ), University of Lagos “Fish by-Products Utilization: A Path to Food Security”,
Dr. Oyeyemi Omodadepo Adebiyi (@biyi_dr), Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos “Beyond Sport Betting”,
Mrs Umeh, Chinenye Rosemary (@Nnajide Chinenye), Safety Molecular and Pathology Laboratory, Enugu, Nigeria “Tackling of Drug Resistance and Indiscriminate Use of Drugs”,
Mrs Esther Ifeoluwa Akinyemi, (@puffybabe), “GIS as a tool to Nation Security”.
Mrs Aderinsola Airat Adio-Adepoju (@audioderyne), University of Lagos, Akoka “STEM Skills: The gateway to entrepreneurial science careers”
Ms Morakinyo Aderonke, Nigerian Defence Academy “Mentoring (An Effective tool for Future Modelling)”,
Dr Esther Oluwafunmilayo Makinde (@EstherMakinde1), University of Lagos, Akoka “Human Activities and their Impact on the Environment”
Sponsors: Canterbury Health Consult, BrainBox International, Farmboy.ng, AssetBuild.org, Arctic Spatials Limited and FlorescoMedia.
Soapbox Science 2020 will come up in August, 2020.For participation, you can contact the organiser on: