Alina Bassi

Alina Bassi

Hi Alina. Can you tell us a bit about your teenage years and how you got interested in STEM? Early on, my mum realised that I was skilled in maths, science and problem solving and encouraged me to develop these skills further. I was also passionate about...
Gladys Maina

Gladys Maina

One of four sisters, Gladys was brought up by her mother, a primary school teacher, in a Kenyan village in Nyahururu. Her mother did all she could to provide her daughters with an education and a career, and perhaps that is where Gladys gets her resilience from:...
Hannah Sore

Hannah Sore

Dr Hannah Sore is a medicinal chemist, business consultant, and the founder and CEO of PharmEnable – a drug discovery company using artificial intelligence (AI) and medicinal chemistry to unlock novel parts of chemical space and develop a new generation of small...
Nicola Filzmoser

Nicola Filzmoser

You studied Corporate Communications at the University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communication in your home country, Austria. As a teenager, when did you realise that’s what you wanted to study? Well, that’s a tricky one. Realistically, at...
Fatima Ann Sulaiman

Fatima Ann Sulaiman

It was insatiable childhood curiosity that got Fatima questioning the world she saw around her from a young age. ‘I was one of those kids that would always ask “why?”,’ she says. ‘I kind of fell into science because it seemed like a good way to get some answers.’...