Mauritius President Brings Lessons From Science to Her Office
Mauritius President Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim, who is a biodiversity scientist, with a doctorate in organic chemistry who chairs the leadership group of the Coalition for African Research and Innovation (CARI) visited Washington this week to meet with the Gates Foundation about CARI's work. CARI aims to build up funding and infrastructure for African scientists.
VOA, 5 October 2017
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President of Mauritius Ameenah Firdaus Gurib.
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