Kenyan Lady Chao Mbogo Makes History As She Wins OWSD-Elsevier Foundation 2020 Award
The OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award for Early Career Women Scientist in Developing World has landed to one lucky Kenyan woman going by the name Chao Mbogo. She is the dean of the school of Science and Technology at the Kenya Methodist University. She wrote on her social media page, expressing her appreciation and happiness in the award accorded to her.
"I am in Seattle as one of 5 women to receive the OWSD-Elsevier Foundation 2020 award in Engineering, Innovation, and Technology as an awardee from Africa region. Thank you ELS Foundation and the OWSD secretariat for this great incredible honour! To more learning & impact," she wrote she thanked all the people who had seen her through in her writing.
"Thank you, everyone! I have been and still over the moon about this and I am so grateful. The next few days are gonna be a whirlwind but I am thoroughly enjoying it. Thank you, all," she added.
Her award comes after her effort to design techniques to support who are in environments that do have enough resources to gain computer knowledge using mobile devices. Awarding her,Elsevier panel noted,"her research finds ways to circumvent limitations such as small screens and small keypads, that make it difficult for students to use mobile phones for programming in areas where computers are not easily available.
"Mbogo was awarded together with;. Susana Arrechea from Guatemala, Champika Ellawalla from Sri Lanka, Sumira Subrina from Bangladesh, and Fathiah Zakham from Yemeni. The five are in the field of engineering. They shall also be honoured during a breakfast for the Minority and Women Scientists and Engineering Networking that is set for February 15th at 7.00-9.00 am. Mbogo has indeed stolen the show and make history with he exemplary work in the Scientific world and in helping students gain computer knowledge.