Director

Stephanie Okeyo

Stephanie (she/hers) is a Microbiologist and Science Communicator. She is the founder of Under the Microscope. Some of her previous professional roles include being the Ambassador of Women in Science, East Africa and Representative to the United Nations office, Geneva at the Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT). She is a council member of the Female Genital Mutilation to STEM initiative and an advisory board member of AfricArXiv. In 2019, she was listed as one of Under 30: Breaking Barriers Women in STEM and is a Zuri STEM category nominee. Stephanie is passionate about empowering young girls and being a voice for gender equality in Science and Technology. Through her work at Under the Microscope, Stephanie is committed to providing collective leadership to drive UtM’s mission and to building an African scientific landscape that transforms lives and provides equal opportunities and benefits for every human being.

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