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Shelli Brunswick Interview, Emerging Trends in Africa with Ruvimbo Samanga, Tensae Alemayehu, Joseph Ibeh, and Chidinma Sike (Part 2)

Category: Podcast Series

Join Shelli Brunswick, COO of Space Foundation, Ruvimbo Samanga, Tensae Alemayehu, Joseph Ibeh, and Chidinma Sike for a discussion of the emerging trends in Africa . Ruvimbo Samanga is an attorney, legal scholar, and policy analyst with a master’s degree in International Trade and Investment Law. She is originally from and currently based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and she has been recognized internationally for her leadership in the emerging African space economy. Tensae Alemayehu is a mechanical engineering student at Mekelle University in Ethiopia.  He is the Regional Coordinator for Africa at Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and a member of the executive committee for the Mekelle Branch of the Ethiopian Space Science Society (ESSS). Joseph Ibeh is the lead analyst covering the Aeronautical Satcom market and Satcom Finance research at NSR, and was previously a Senior Analyst at Space in Africa.  Finally, Iroka Chidinma Joy is a Chief Engineer at the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) for the Nigerian Space Agency. She is a Space Ambassador, the African Space Leadership Congress (ASLC) Women Leader, The Technical Adviser of the Space STEM Educational Initiative for Africa (SSEIA), and the Co-founder and the Secretary General of the Women in Aerospace Nigeria (WIAN).

Presented by:

Ruvimbo Samanga

Tensae Alemayehu

Joseph Ibeh

Chidinma Sike