Dr Mirjana Pović
Mirjana is an astrophysicist and assistant professor at the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute who studies galaxy formation, and works to encourage secondary school girls in Ethiopia to choose STEM subjects. In 2018, she won the Nature Research Inspiring Science Award for not only her research on galaxies, but her efforts to promote STEM in Africa, including collaborating with the Society of Ethiopian Women in Science and Technology.
You can follow her work here:
- Shortlisted for the Inspiring Science Award: Mirjana Pović (video), Nature Research, 4 September 2018
- Meet the space researcher smoothing the path for women in science across Africa, Amber Dance, Nature, 30 October 2018
- Estée Lauder Honors Female Scientists, Happi, 14 November 2018
- These 10 Women In STEM Are Making History Right Now, JR Thorpe, Bustle, 20 March 2019