Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks

Source: The Daily Beast

GirlGeekKampala was founded in 2012 by Maureen Agena, Evelyn Namara, and Christine Ampaire, a trio of women frustrated by the structural and cultural barriers holding women back careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in Uganda. Ampaire, an enthusiastic, ever-optimistic entrepreneur and award-winning app developer, faced many of these barriers in her education…

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