Pushing partnerships to advance science, technology and innovation in Africa

Africa needs a strong university system closely linked to science, technology and innovation needs. But how do we get there? By either capitalizing on current or forming new local or international partnerships, experts said during a side event of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

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    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.