Masinde Muliro University’s renowned Professor of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology, Prof. Francis Orata Omoto has urged girls to undertake careers in chemical science.
Speaking at an event held at the Sacred Heart Mukumu Girls’ in Kakamega, he urged the female students to undertake such careers which have been dubbed ‘men’s careers’.
The educative and exciting event was sponsored by the professor through a grant proposal awarded to him by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), a professional body of renowned Chemists worldwide based in the United Kingdom (UK).
“I appreciate the Management and teachers of Mukumu Girls School for allowing this activity to take place in this school. I encourage you to pursue based careers and venture in Entrepreneurial sectors,” said Prof. Orata.
Prof. Orata also explained the possible career expectations in chemical sciences. For instance, being a chemistry teacher, technician in a laboratory, analytical chemist or even working in labs as a toxicologist.
Edited by Ian Elroy Ogonji