This week CNN Inside Africa features the incredible Keneiloe Molopyane and Kolisa Sinyanya – two female South African scientists who are making waves in what was once considered a male-dominated field!
Gauteng, South Africa (24 June 2021) – From the depths of the ocean to far below the surface of the earth, these female scientists are making waves in what was once considered a male-dominated field… and the work they are doing is changing the research landscape.
Keneiloe Molopyane – Archaeologist and Paleoanthropologist, Kolisa Sinyanya – Oceanographer and Ndoni Mcuni – Social Impact Entrepreneur and Scientist were recently featured on CNN’s Inside Africa as young South African scientists more who are working in STEM fields, and the work they are doing is changing the scientific landscape.
Molopyane works on various palaeoanthropology projects to help understand the origins of humans, including the exciting Site 105 in the Cradle of Humankind while Sinyanya is an oceanography PhD student from the University of Cape Town studying carbon capture in the Agulhas Current.
You can watch the entire episode (for free) by clicking here.