Adjoa Keamogetswe Madiabaso. The Beautiful Soils of My Country, Botswana !

I am currently pursuing my Bachelor of Science degree in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering at the Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN). Soil and Water Conservation Engineering includes but is not limited to construction, soil analysis and soil sampling. In my field of work it brings me the most joy when I…

Neelo – It’s Never Too Late To Follow Your Dreams

My name is Neelo Bridgette Maseba. I am a fourth-year student at the University of Botswana pursuing a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Systems. Throughout my childhood, I was an only child surrounded by male figures and I considered them to be my role models because I liked what they did and looked up…

Samantha Peo Sosome : The Female Hawking

Hello Reader, be prepared to be teleported into my jaunty story of how I am ready to define the odds. I am a 19 year old Motswana with plans bigger than an architects graphics pad. Mind you, that isn’t egotism, instead I strongly BELIEVE that feeding a human brain with ambitious, positive thoughts about goals…

Refilwe Pelaelo: Intrigued by my visits to the airport.

I am a bubbly and a free spirited lady. Aviation has been always been the one industry I’ve wanted to be a part of. Having travelled in most kinds of aircraft, seeing them fly right over my house as a child and constantly visiting the airport with my family – just to see the aircraft…

Yolanda. We need to own our Industry!

I was a curious person when I was younger. I always wanted to know how things worked or tried to figure out how to solve problems on my own. I did a lot of accounts and sciences in high school but accounts bored me. In my opinion, there was nothing complicated or intriguing enough about…

My Journey as an Aerospace Engineer – Bonolo Mpabanga

The following is an Interview done by African Women In Science and Engineering (AWSE). I am honored to collaborate with AWSE!! It has been nearly two years since we published our first story on Women Engineers Botswana and I finally have my personal story out! It has been amazing working with AWSE, make sure to…

Nana Anani – Mobile Applications in Botswana

My name is Nana Anani and I’m currently studying Computer System Engineering at Botswana Accountancy College (BAC). (I know right? – how ironic is it that I’m studying computer system engineering at an accountancy college). Well, this is where I study and continue to develop my passion for engineering. Engineering is a field that’s always…

Q & A with Farah Alibay – Systems Engineer

Q:Why did you decide to study Systems Engineering? I was really interested in a career in aerospace (I wanted to be an astronaut!) and I was also very good at maths and physics. In college, I studied Aerospace Engineering and, once I started graduate school, I realized that I wanted to have a broader knowledge…

Kelly Maroba – I Can Have It All!

My name is Keletso Maroba and I am an Architect by trade. Deciding that this was my career path was easy, I love math and science; I find my calm and fulfilment in doing Art. Architecture is a perfect balance of all three so; it’s where I feel most at home. It’s where I can…

Naomi, Never In a Million Years

I studied Interior Architecture in Wisconsin, USA. Born and raised around the Gaborone area. I graduated with a BFA in Interior Architecture in May 2015. I am currently working in Gaborone, training as an Architect Technologist. As far as my understanding goes, (Interior Architects’ haven’t been approved to register as a working professional yet,) I’ve…

Baby Masole, Kromberg and Schubert Botswana

I grew up loving manufacturing and so, I decided to do some research on how I can one day own my own manufacturing company. After some thought and consideration, I decided to get my Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Botswana. My career is going great so far, I currently…

Gaone Lusha – Always Aim Higher

My name is Gaone Yvonne Lusha, a lady of 32 years old. I am from Rakops village, Botswana. I work in the department of technical services under the Ministry of Basic Education based in Maun (North West Region) from July 2011 up to date. From my primary school days I dreamt of being an engineer…

Wendy Jacobs – Hazards of Radiation in Botswana

I am a young woman in Botswana who aspires to make a difference in the science industry of the country – it’s what drove me to take up science as it is forever evolving. Studying Radiation and Health Physics at the University of Botswana was never an easy thing… It took up a lot of…