Dr. Evelyn Gitau: An African Immunologist in Search of Einstein 

Health risks and dangerous conditions such as malaria, pneumococcal infections, viral induced encephalopathy, and bacterial blood diseases continue to affect African populations, particularly children, across the continent. These matters also constantly keep Dr. Evelyn Gitau, a cellular immunologist from Kenya, busy in the lab and the field. Dr. Gitau believes that clinical immunity to malaria…

Neem Foundation: Supporting Boko Haram Victims

  The Neem Foundation program focuses on helping the former captives of Boko Haram. This terrorist group, widely known for its mass kidnappings—most sensationally  the 2014 kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian school girls—uses various violent means to fuel its terrorist organizations, as well as spread its zealous ideology. Some kidnapped girls have even been forced…

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah: Johns Hopkins’ First Black Female Neurosurgery Resident

Johns Hopkins Welcomes its First Black Female Neurosurgery Resident Nancy Abu-Bonsrah is now the first black female resident at the prestigious Johns Hopkins neurosurgery department. She was born and raised in the Ashanti region of Ghana until she moved to Maryland with her parents at the age of 15. After graduating high school at Hammond High School…