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Black-African women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at South African Universities

Dr. Zamambo Mkhize’s research project current focuses on Black-African women PhD students in STEM at universities in South Africa and their career aspirations after they achieve their PhDs.  Dr. Mkhize looks at the reasons why Black-African women are not interested in becoming academics in the STEM disciplines when they could transform these still white and male dominated fields. Secondly, the project also analyses why few Black students do not progress to PhD levels in STEM at South African universities.