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Senamile Masango: A Leading Female Nuclear Scientist From South Africa

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Senamile Masango: A Leading Female Nuclear Scientist From South Africa

Senamile Masango, is South African born Nuclear Scientist, International Energy Consultant and the first African woman to form part of an African-led team conducting experiments at CERN, The European
Organisation for Nuclear Research.

She is the Founder and CEO of Senamile Masango Foundation, an organization aimed at empowering women in the engineering and science field.

She is a PhD candidate in Nuclear Physics and holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Nuclear Physics (cum-laude) from the University of the Western Cape, a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours in Nuclear Physics and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics and Electronics from the University of Zululand, a Diploma in Project Management from Varsity College, and a PDM in Energy Leadership from Wits Business School. 

Senamile Masango is the Founder of Mphathisithele Consulting, an international firm specializing in energy consulting and project development. She currently serves as a Non-executive Director at the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation Ltd (NECSA); Chairperson of the Research, Development, and Technology subcommittee; Non-executive Director at Moses Kotane, and council member at the University of the Western Cape. 

She is also South Africa’s Research Leader at BRICS Youth Energy Outlook and the Senamile Masango Foundation was the winning team from South Africa at the BRICS Youth Energy Outlook 2020.

Among her many accolades, Sinamile was 
awarded the international Women in Science award for 2022, recognised as one of the 50 Global Inspirational Women of 2020, and Women in Tech Global Awards finalist in 2021.

On 29 August 2022, Senamile Masango Foundation will be hosting an exclusive Women In Energy Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.

Source: Women Power Africa

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