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Ohemaa Adjei Andoh

Simulation & Cementing Engineer, Schlumberger

And - founder of Girls in Science and Technology Ghana (www.gist-ghana.com)

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Keep pushing and never give up.

WHAT DO YOU DO?

I design cementing jobs in the Oil and Gas industry. And Girls in Science and Technology is a foundation to introduce young girls in their formative science to STEM careers.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE THIS FIELD?

I am almost always the only female in my crew when I go offshore, I always have parents and young females messaging me to find out what I Studied and how I got into my career and others also asking for career advice, so I decided to help empower the future generation for STEM.

WHAT DO YOU LOOK AT & THINK, "I WISH YOUNGER ME WOULD HAVE KNOWN THIS WAS POSSIBLE?"

Girls in Science and Technology Ghana has been able to reach out to a lot of females in Ghana and being able to combine this with my career as an Engineer at Schlumberger.

WHY DO YOU LOVE WORKING IN STEM?

I love that it is challenging and you always have to keep your brains active and Ready for a new adventure. Every morning is a new opportunity to mentor someone.

BEST ADVICE FOR NEXT GENERATION?

It’s not easy but very possible and once you have conquered a challenge, it empowers you to strive on. So keep pushing and never give up, STEM careers are rewarding.

INSPO / FUN FACT

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.”