STEMettes CEO, Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, to give guest lecture
4 October 2017
The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science is pleased to announce that the first of the ‘Maths For All’ 2017-2018 guest lectures will be by the talented Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE on Wednesday 18 October, at 16.30 in Keynes Lecture Theatre 1, Canterbury campus.
During the talk, Anne-Marie will discuss her journey into STEM, what inspired her to start STEMettes, and some words of advice for those looking to pursue a career in the STEM industries.
Anne-Marie’s exceptional set of achievements include passing GCSEs in Mathematics and IT aged ten, being the youngest girl ever to pass A-Level Computing at age 11, and being one of the youngest people to be awarded a Master’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science by Oxford University, aged 20.
She is the CEO and co-founder of STEMettes, an award-winning social enterprise inspiring more than 14,000 girls and young women into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). She has also co-founded Outbox Incubator, the world’s first tech incubator for teenage girls, as part of her work with STEMettes.
Anne-Marie was recently awarded an MBE in the 2017 New Years Honours for services to young women and STEM sectors.
Her talk is part of the Student Success Project’s Inspirational Speaker Series and is open to all students, staff and members of the public. Refreshments will be available following the talk in Keynes Atrium. Seating is limited so please RSVP at https://m4aannemarie.eventbrite.com