Francisca Nneka Okeke

Nigerian physicist

Francisca Nneka Okeke is a Nigerian physicist. She is a Professor of Physics at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and first female head of a department in the University.

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  • [L]ead as a model, by example. Leading women scientists must develop a leadership style that will be highly prized.
  • It is important to acknowledge that science is the key to the growth and development of a nation.
  • Women should be encouraged to fully participate in the development of STEM, and take key positions in science matters in government as it will ensure the implementation of strategies for improving the participation of women in the development of science.

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