Did you say, “Women and Girls in Science”? Meet Sally, who proves that women can succeed in STEM

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  • Promoting women in science is a key focus of the African Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE) program, launched in 2014 to support higher skills development in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
  • These fields tend to be male dominated, especially in Africa. Across the continent, the ACE program –supported by the World Bank – is more and more attracting female students for whom “science has no gender”.
  • Mbassally “Sally” Manneh is one of those “Girls in Science” who has successfully achieved her dream to become an architect. Her story is impressive and interesting.

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