In this episode of Foresight Africa, Her Excellency Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, former president of Mauritius, shares her journey from science to presidency while highlighting challenges she faced as a woman in STEM with AGI Senior Fellow Landry Signé. She also discusses her Foresight Africa 2022 piece and argues for increase investment in science and technology for Africa’s economic growth.
Former President - Republic of Mauritius
Distinguished Advisor - Global Network for Africa’s Prosperity
Senior Fellow - Global Economy and Development, Africa Growth Initiative
Professor and Executive Director - Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University
Distinguished Fellow - Stanford University
Aloysius Uche Ordu
Director - Africa Growth Initiative
Senior Fellow - Global Economy and Development
Foresight Africa podcast is part of the Brookings Podcast Network. Subscribe and listen on Apple, Spotify, and wherever you listen to podcasts. Send feedback email to email@example.com, and follow and tweet at @policypodcasts on Twitter.