Department Doctoral Scholar Recognised at the 2023 Young Talents L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science

Dr. Cheryl Kerama

Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology PhD Scholar Dr. Cheryl Kerema was recognised as the 2023 Young Talents L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Laureate.

Since 2000, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme has highlighted the achievements of younger women who are in the early stages of their scientific careers.

Each year, the International Rising Talents programme selects the 15 most promising women scientists among the 275 national and regional fellows of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science programme. These young women are the very future of science and recognizing their excellence will help ensure that they reach their full potential.

Regarding this recognition, Chair of the Department, Dr. Marianne Mureithi stated, "This an incredible achievement. Dr. Kerema's hard work and dedication have truly paid off, placing her among the top scientists and PhD students in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is a testament to her passion and commitment to science."