Soapbox Science 2020 Lagos, August

The August Edition Soapbox Team pioneered the Soapbox Science in Nigeria in 2019. We are glad to host the second edition this August too. Join female accomplished scientist and professionals in the STEMM discipline as they showcase their research in simple ways. The event is open to all who are willing to learn from and interact with our speakers.

This year, the speakers have provided online content through the form of blogs and videos, which can be accessed below.


Details of the location and timing of the event

Online presentations and blogs, available from 30th September 2020


Selected from a competitive pool of researchers, our 9 speakers will be sharing their work in technology, science, medicine and engineering. The speakers and their discussion topics are:

Prof. Abiodun O. Salami (@olusola3ladoye), Obafemi Awolowo University/ First Technical University “Woman Researcher, the engine room of a fulfilled home and future accolades”

Dr. (Mrs.) Aderonke A. OKOYA, (@Adetutu08152585), Obafemi Awolowo University, “Improving our quality of life through waste Management, A Multi -Achievement approach” Watch the video here

Amanda Obidike (PhD Student) (@ amandachirpy), STEMi Makers Africa, The Science we need for the Data we want”.

Dr. NseAbasi N. Etim, (@Nsebobo1), Akwa Ibom State University, “Challenges faced by Women in STEM”. Watch the video here

Dr. Omotola Esther Dada (@OmotolaDada4), Elizade University, “Bio-Role”

Ojemola, Adeyoola Mercy (PhD Student), (@MercyAdeyoola), Bowen University, “From Imagery to Actuality: Interrogating African Virginity Discourse in Tunde Kelani’s Movies”. 

Dr. Blessing M. Onyegeme-Okerenta (@BlessingMOO), University of Port Harcourt, “Phytomolecules to the Rescue”

Dr. Alafia, Azeezat Oyindamola (@honeylafia), Lagos State University,  “Using Insects as alternative sources of food and feeds”

Dr. Esther O. Makinde (@EstherMakinde1), University of Deusto/ University of Lagos, Akoka “Optimizing Water for Agriculture using Remote Sensing/GIS”