The AfricArXiv team members are professionals with diverse backgrounds and expertise in various fields relevant to Higher Education and Research in Africa.
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Obasegun AyodeleStrategy & Outreach
Co-founder at Vilsquare.org and a project manager and researcher in sectors such as health, education, construction, legal, vocational, manufacturing, and security & surveillance.
// based in Nigeria
Joy OwangoStrategy & Outreach
Director at the Training Centre in Communication, TCC-Africa – the first African-based training centre to teach effective communication skills to scientists.
// based in Kenya
Johanssen ObandaCommunity Manager
Biochemist and science communicator with a passion for Conservation Biology as well as the founder and director of the youth organization Jabulani Youths for Transformation (JAY4T) and facilitates a local conservation program in Kenya.
Ahmed OgunlajaStrategy & Outreach
Medical doctor in Lagos, Nigeria and a health policy scholar at Washington University in St Louis, USA. He is the founder of Open Access Nigeria, an advocacy organization working to promote online access to research, data and educational resources. // based in Nigeria & the USA
Justin Sègbédji AhinonIT development
Hisham ArafatIT development
Digital Transformation Lead Consultant / Data Scientist, Research & Development Engineer, Master Principal Solutions Architect and Lean-Agile Program Manager.
// based in Egypt
Gregory SimpsonSubmission moderation
Research Data Manager at Cranfield University with twenty years’ experience in digital curation. His work focuses on Open Access/Data and providing guidance on good practice in the areas of data management and Open Science. // based in England
Michael CarySubmission moderation
Osman AldirdiriCoordination & Strategy
Student of medicine, researcher, entrepreneur and advocate for openness in research, data, and education. Interested in building an open research culture in Africa with a firm belief in diversity and inclusion. Founder of Open Sudan, a national open advocacy initiative. He is also on the executive committee of SPARC Africa, an adviser for Open Knowledge Maps and on the board of directors for FORCE11.| ORCID | e-mail: email@example.com // based in Sudan
Jo HavemannCoordination & Strategy
[AfricArXiv co-founder] Trainer and consultant in Open Science Communication and Science Project Management. With a focus on digital tools for science and her label ‘Access 2 Perspectives‘, she aims at strengthening Research on the African continent through Open Science. | ORCID | e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
// based in Germany & Kenya
Dillon GabrielIT development
// based in South Africa