Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. Soapbox Science Nigeria held the first of its kind event in Nigeria for women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and recently, Management) on the 22nd of August, 2019 at UBA Open Park, University of Lagos, Akoka.
The speakers were female scientists and professionals in the STEMM discipline, and they showcased their research in simple ways. The open-air event was for to all who were willing to learn from and interact with our speakers.
Nine (9) Speakers selected from a competitive pool of researchers, shared their works in science, technology, medicine and engineering. The speakers and their discussion topics are:
Miss Aluh, Deborah Oyine (@debbiliciouss), Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management, University of Nigeria Nsukka “Unmasking the Silent Killer” PhD researcher.
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” PhD researcher.
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 Drug” PhD researcher.
Mrs Esther Ifeoluwa Akinyemi, (@puffybabe), “GIS as a tool to Nation Security”
Dr. 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)” PhD researcher.
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 Floresco Media.
This year’s event: Soapbox Science 2020 will come up on the 12th of August, 2020.