Tiera Guinn: A “Hidden Figure” of the 21st Century

  The 2016 biographical film Hidden Figures celebrated the important contribution made by a group of young African-American women whose mathematical prowess supported the United States Apollo Space Program. The film has been a box office hit and has received critical acclaim. Thanks to Hidden Figures, the American public is paying closer attention to the…

Senegal Prepares to Launch New Digital Currency

  Under-banked Senegal, home to 15,830,490 people, is about to become the second country to introduce a national digital currency, called the electronic Central African Franc (eCFA), which will have the same legal tender status as the CFA, Senegal’s traditional government-backed currency. In Tunisia, the first country to adopt a national digital currency, citizens discovered…