Bridget Omafuvbe, Fellow 2009-2010 and Carnegie scholarship recipient, was appointed to Professor in the Department of Microbiology at Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile – Ife, Nigeria on January 29, 2016. This promotion appoints Bridget as the first female professor in the Department of Microbiology at the university. To read more about her accomplishments and story, please click here.
“I know in Nigeria I can inspire young women to pursue careers like I have. If everybody leaves, who will be left to teach the next generation?”
– Bridget Omafuvbe