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Our Purpose

Making STEM education accessible and easier for Black and women of color in STEM worldwide through our global initiatives such as the Nigeria STEM Mentorship Project, Women’s Leadership Summit in Tanzania, and more

Create a network for black & women of color in STEM to be commemorated and acknowledged for their work

Financially support and provide resources to these women to execute projects and businesses to the best of their ability.

Celebrate & honor a woman of color in STEM by publishing an article & featuring in our heritage month campaigns

 

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We support the education, projects and businesses of Black and Women of Color in 
STEM cultivating change. 

Founder & CEO of SemegaChange

Niouma Semega is a senior at NYU studying Global Public Health and Sociology minoring in environmental studies & Data Science as an aspiring public health practitioner with a mission to tackle environmental health disparities connected to diseases and environmental justice reform in underserved communities. She is a CEO of her own founded 5o1c3 non-profit SemegaChange that supports the education, projects and businesses of an empire of Black and women of color in STEM cultivating change. SemegaChange has partnered with many facilities like NYULangone and currently has projects in Tanzania where they are increasing professional development for young girls in Dar Es Salaam, a mentorship alliance program in Nigeria, and a program for young children in the DRC. She is a past Victoria Secret's PINK GRL PWR Project Winner in the Sustainability Category. A 2023 Emerging Leader at NYU's School of Global Public Health where she delivered a talk on “Racism Polluting the Water” and investing in LMICs. She recently was awarded 1st Place at the 35th Annual CSTEP Conference for her novel invention that extracts pollutants from bodies of water she has developed in the past 8 years! Where she received an award from Stockholm, Sweden, a gold medalist at NAACP ACT-SO and more. She hopes to expand and continue her research in current projects like; "EPA Monitoring Disparity" and "Open Burning in Kphone, Ghana", "Health Effects of Climate Change in Uganda", to continue to improve public health to prevent diseases and illnesses that stem from environmental factors.

MEET OUR TEAM

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Niouma Semega

Founder & CEO

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Dakshi Silva

Media Manager

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Olutoyosi Ajenlekoko

Brand Manager

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Rosaura Cuevas

Co-Media Manager

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Erica Banga

Production Manager

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Leila Biola Olukoga

Editor/ Writer

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Tyla Boatswain

Business manager

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Ayizat Omotunde

Co-Business Manager

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