The chances of a girl like me born and raised in Zinder (Niger) to become a scientist at a well-known institution like NASA are almost zero.
I've pushed boundaries, I've made it possible, and I've made an entire country proud.
Thank you Mr President for your congratulations! https://t.co/JYrHJXB9qj
— Dr. Fadji Maina (@Yafadj) September 2, 2020
From the 1930s onwards, several African women who were ahead of their time made their mark in a fiercely male-dominated society. In her remarkable ... essay, Géraldine Faladé Touadé revives the memory of these pioneers who have been unjustly forgotten by history for far too long.