Levers in Heels
Levers in Heels is a digital platform which celebrates and profiles African women in STEM, founded in 2013 to inspire the next generation. In 2018, they collaborated with The Exploratory, and African Women in Science and Engineering on the project ‘Letters from Black Women in STEM to their Young Selves‘. They run a mentorship programme, careers webinars and are currently collating a list of African women scientists involved in Covid-19 research and leadership.
You can follow their work here:
- Larisa Bowen-Dodoo: African Women in STEM are Real, Adisa Amanor-Wilks, She Leads Africa
- Larisa Bowen-Dodoo: A Young Ghanaian Woman Striving To Put STEM On The Radar, Felix Omondi, Innov8tiv, 13 May 2014
- I Didn’t Think There Were Many African Women Scientists. Then I Checked Twitter, Esther Ngumbi, NPR, 11 February 2018
- Emerging African women scientists in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (original in Spanish), Ángeles Jurado, El Pais, 12 Feb 2020