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Young Ghanaian Trailblazer Urges Women to Pursue STEM Careers

Leticia Oppong, a young Ghanaian engineer, who constantly had to justify her passion for science to everyone she came across, currently works for GE in power services as a field service and technical advising specialist for power plant control systems. She believes that having more women in STEM roles will result in increased creativity, and innovation as products, and services delivered will be informed by the perspectives of a diverse workforce. This profile is part of a GE Reports Africa blog new series known as "Women in Technology," which profiles GE SSA's unsung female heroes, highlighting their contribution at GE. Read more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

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Leticia Oppong has always wanted to pursue a career in science and engineering. She encourages young women not to give up on their dreams of becoming scientists.

Photo: GE

Leticia Oppong has always wanted to pursue a career in science and engineering. She encourages young women not to give up on their dreams of becoming scientists.

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