ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Advocates: 10. Dr Mirjana Pović

Dr Mirjana Pović

Location: Ethiopia/Spain

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.

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Posted in Ada Lovelace Day 2020.