From his description of the chemical bond to his discovery of the cause of sickle-cell anemia and his groundbreaking work with vitamin C, his work stretched the boundaries of chemistry, physics, biology, immunology, and more. Acclaimed science writer Tom H Linus Pauling was the most important chemist, and arguably the most important American scientist, of the 20th century.
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Markos shares that he launched his venture so that he can assist young people like himself with dreams of building a tech-related business in Ethiopia. Markos, who had previously co-founded various other startups such as SelamCompany — a venture working on primary education and literacy — says his company is expanding to launch events across Ethiopia in Jimma, Mekelle and Jijiga.
She is interested in topics related to entrepreneurship, health sciences, music and anthropology. Ben Carson and Blindness by Jose Sarajevo are some of my favorite books. Embassies across the African continent, was launched by President Obama in Fifty percent of Fellows were women; and for 76 percent of Fellows, it was their first experience spending substantial time in the United States.
She is responsible for managing campaigns, coordinating events, handling partnerships, and raising awareness about gender-based violence.
Aklile also volunteers at a public elementary school by tutoring young children and creates awareness on gender inequality in her community. Gebeyehu Begashaw Gebeyehu Begashaw has been working as a lecturer at the University of Gondar, Ethiopia, for seven years.
His work focuses on teaching graduate and undergraduate students, conducting research projects, and rendering community services. He also currently serves as research officer at the College of Social Sciences, where he oversees research projects undertaken by the faculty and students.
His research interests center on different public health issues such as mental health, maternal health, health economics, and health systems. He advocates protecting the human rights of the mentally ill, which includes the right to appropriate mental health care, and the right to education and employment.
After the Fellowship, Gebeyehu plans to continue his work in the public health arena with a focus on improving the mental health care system through evidence-based decisions.
Molalign Belay Molalign Belay has approximately eight years of experience working for an academic institution in Ethiopia. Born and raised in a rural village of Ethiopia, he used to be engaged in farming activities and local tour guiding.
Currently, Molalign is a lecturer of Sociology.
He works for local organizations as a volunteer trainer, project designer and trustee. He is a Rotarian, an educator and a social analyst on the local FM radio program.
Upon the completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Molalign plans to create a scholars community through establishing community-based youth centers to engage and empower students. Alemseged Woretaw Alemseged Woretaw has almost 12 years experience as an educator in the health professions, contributing greatly towards a competent health workforce development.
Currently, he is a technical advisor for the National Board of Examinations at the Ministry of Health. He also works closely with universities to improve student assessment and learning by synchronizing licensure exam preparation with faculty development efforts.
Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Alemseged plans to continue his work with the exam board, impacting the teaching-learning process, especially student assessment.
He will also help to fill the gap in academic leadership skills in medical schools, and plans to design high-impact academic leadership training, promoting mentorship and partnership among academic leaders. Everyday life dragged him far from his boyhood dream, and he pursued studies in computer and information systems to earn his BSc.
Enena Bete, a film written by Girum was produced and then selected as the opening film in the 9th Ethiopian International film Festival. Girum regrouped, starting Rusty Town Films with three talented young men, and started writing serial radio dramas on migration, stag plays on religion and culture, and several documentaries on community services.
They also work on commercials and music videos.
Abraham Mekonnen Alemu Abraham Mekonnen Alemu has over six years experience in human capital management in different sectors.
Currently, Abraham is a human resources manager responsible for HR activities and operations such as planning, acquisition, talent development, performance management, and staff compensation.
In doing so, he ensures the efficiency and effectiveness of the HR and organizational systems. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Abraham plans to continue creating job opportunities for the youth, people with disabilities, and women by filling the gap between industry needs and university curricula.
Tigist Getachew Tigist Getachew has seven years experience in business strategy and related fields.
In parallel with the UN job where she worked for four years, she also provided pro bono services to several local startups on financing, strategic planning, and business plans, while also managing the first fast-moving consumer goods industry analysis for Ethiopia for Euromonitor International.
In she returned full time to the business world to co-found and lead East Africa Gate EAGatea boutique foreign investment and business advisory firm.
She also works in youth entrepreneurship by mentoring Ethiopian entrepreneurs in bringing their ideas to life. Zemdena Abebe A pan-Africanist, Zemdena Abebe is a visionary Political Science and International Relations graduate, activist, and budding writer engaged in women rights in particular and social justice in general.
Zemdena volunteers for the African Union at the Academy of African Languages, Mali, as a marketing and research assistant.Top 10 popular chemistry books for the general reader By Wavefunction on I'm surprised that The Periodic Table by Primo Levi and The Alchemy of Air by Thomas Hager didn't make the cut Reply Delete.
Add comment Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me “Ashutosh (Ash) Jogalekar is a scientist and science writer based in the San. Thomas Hager: Do you continue to have an interest in science fiction now?
Linus Pauling: Yes, I subscribe to two of the science fiction journals. Argosy and Science Fiction and Science Fact, the two principle science fiction journals I subscribe to, and I usually read them. Reading a series of obituaries from a single cemetery, as they are presented here, is like reading the multi-generational history of a community.
These people were the local populace at a particular time. The people buried here knew each other, were neighbors, relatives and school mates. As the child of Ethiopian immigrants who migrated to the United States during the mid s, Sinna Habteselassie's family settled just south of Dayton, Ohio in Centerville where she was born and raised.
December 23, • In The Demon Under the Microscope, author Thomas Hager tells the story of the first antibiotics and the German scientist most responsible for developing them, Gerhard Domagk. View Mike Hager’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community.
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