E-Lens Africa is a learning platform
E-Lens Africa is an experiential learning platform for skills development in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths & Entrepreneurship (STEME).
We aim to inspire and equip tomorrow’s workforce with the skills and mind-set needed for future careers, challenges and opportunities. We are propelled to action by the critical need for teaching STEME skills to the young generation that will shape Africa’s future.
We want youth to be excited about learning STEME. We want youth to explore the practical applications of STEME through project based learning. We want youth to imagine the future and build it.
Grace is a biochemist and chemist by training and an experienced educationist with 35 years in the field teaching biology, chemistry, physics and general science. She has taught students at all levels from primary to secondary in several schools in different countries including Ghana, Nigeria and the Bahamas.
A fomer Head of Science, Junior School at the Ghana International School (GIS), she championed -for over a decade- the organization of science fairs in the school beginning from the junior school and culminating in the whole school biennial Science, Maths & Information Technology (SMIT) Fair.
Grace has an MA degree in International Education from the University of Bath, UK and a diploma in Management and Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute of the United Kingdom. She obtained her BSc (Hons) degree in BioChemistry from the University of Ghana, Legon and a post graduate diploma in education from the University of Cape Coast . She has a passion for teaching children the relevance of STEME in every day life and its use in solving problems.
Dinah’s inspiration for E-Lens Africa stems from her passion for Africa, entrepreneurship and business development. Her decade of experience in the development sector has enabled her see from the bottom up, the tangible difference skills development and empowerment makes to creating sustainable livelihoods.
Prior to establishing E-Lens Africa, Dinah led a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funded Agribusiness Management Project at the Association of African Business Schools in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dinah began her career at TechnoServe Ghana where she coordinated Believe Begin Become, TechnoServe and Google.org’s Business Plan Competition and Entrepreneurship Development Programme. Following TechnoServe, Dinah joined the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. As an inaugural faculty member, Dinah played a pivotal role in the establishment of the Entrepreneurship Department, where she founded the Student-Run Business Programme, enabling the set-up of thriving student-led enterprises on campus.
Dinah is a member of the inaugural class of the London School of Economics Programme for African Leadership, holds an MBA (Entrepreneurship) from the University of Pretoria, South Africa where she was a DANIDA Emerging Leaders Scholar, and a first class honours B.A. degree in Political Science & Psychology from the University of Ghana