nairobi ideas podcast: giving a public platform to the Kenyans changing the world with their big ideas
Nairobi Ideas Podcast is part of the Mawazo Institute’s public engagement program. As part of the 2018 Africa Science Week - Kenya (ASW-Kenya), Nairobi Ideas Podcast, will be sharing a new episode each day featuring interviews with some of the exceptional scientists from our Faces of Kenyan Science campaign. Take a listen as our host, Dr. Rose M. Mutiso, CEO of the Mawazo Institute sits down with:
Kago Kagichiri: Founder of one of Africa’s leading mobile learning platforms and a tech-enthusiast on a journey to tackle the shortcomings of the continent’s education systems using technology.
Dr. Hamisi Babusa: An accomplished novelist, lecturer and and senior administrator at Kenyatta University who is pioneering the use of Kiswahili science fiction novellas to educate children on science.
Dr. Stella Bosire: Founder and Executive Director of the Stellah Bosire Fund and a medical physician looking beyond the stethoscope to use science for good and who advocates for health as a human right.
Susan Murabana: An astronomer bringing the stars closer to children, by taking a portable telescope and mobile planetarium to schools and sites around the country, and who dreams of creating the region’s first public Observatory and Planetarium.
Anthony Muthungu: A serial entrepreneur, inventor and educator who is always looking for “the loopholes in life” and finding ways to bridge them. Founder of TotoSci Academy, AlexKyan, and Jenga Citi.