Salome Bukachi,
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Prof Salome Bukachi: What I learnt from my mum who took all 12 of us to school

 Salome Bukachi, an associate professor at the University of Nairobi’s Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies.

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What you need to know:

  • Being the second born in a family of 12, she felt she needed to give her parents space to pay fees for her other siblings.
  • Prof Bukachi advises women in the science space not to allow themselves to be intimidated by the men who dominate that field.