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Advancing African participation in global and cutting-edge STEM research.

AFRISNET (Africa STEM Network) is an international network of students, professors, and professionals with a common goal of advancing research and scholarship in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in Africa. We are a nonprofit organization that seeks to increase the overall participation of Africans in global and modern research in STEM.

I won The Optical Foundation’s Frans Oosterhof Travel Grant to attend the 2020 Netherlands Contact Lens Congress in Veldhoven, Netherlands, thanks to Afrisnet instructors. They taught me how to write personal statements, which I think made my application stand out. 

Isaiah Osei Duah Junior

President, KNUST Afrisnet Student Chapter, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

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