Afrinection recently interviewed Sabina Ngwanchang Nforba, founder of AfriTech. She discusses increasing the STEM workforce across Cameroon.
Q. What is the name of your start-up, social enterprise, or innovation?
Q. What/who inspired you to set up your start-up, social enterprise, or innovation?
Q. What does your start-up, social enterprise or innovation do? What problem does intend to solve?
AfriTech Hub strives to increase the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) workforce by trianing young people to be tech savvy.
Q. In what year did you start your start-up, social enterprise, or innovation?
Q. In which country/countries/regions does your start-up, social enterprise, or innovation operate?
Q. What has been a highlight since founding your startup?
We have had more young people interested in pursuing STEM careers and a majority of girls wanting to close the gender gap present in STEM.
Q. What has been a key lesson learned by you so far?
Resilience is important.
Q. What makes your startup worthy of investment funding?
Science and technology is the fastest tool we can use to become and emerging nation by 2035. AfriTech Hub trains young people with 21st century skills to enable them become employable and self-sustainable. 2) AfriTech aims at encouraging entreprenauship through trainings 3) AfriTech Hub works to close the STEM gender gap by motivating youg girls to become passionate about STEM.
Q. Where do you want your start-up, social enterprise, or innovation to be in five years?
I want Afritech Hub to be known nationwide and impacted thousands of young people with skills to enable them gain employment. Also, I want to have an incubator that provides basic needs to young entrepreneurs and startups.
Q. What are your 3 key tips for aspiring and budding (social) entrepreneurs?
2) Knowledge bank
Q. Why did you join Afrinection and why should others?
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