As soon as the Covid pandemic began jumping borders and spreading across the world, a number of pharmaceutical companies started developing vaccines. It wasn’t long before a few were ready and available to help inoculate the world’s population against the virus. The Woman who Designed the Covid Vaccine
One of the leaders of the team that designed the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is a woman, Prof. Sarah Gilbert, a leading virologist who has already helped develop a vaccine for Ebola and was working on a vaccine for MERS before the Covid pandemic began.
Reading people’s biographies can give you hints about how they ended up doing what they do.
You can make the most of your situation and grow to transcend your limitations, but being born in a society that is supportive and enabling and gives you room to pursue your passion and has safety nets to catch you when you fall is what makes some people go all out to become great and significant.
If we are to create a society in which both boys and girls grow up to become distinguished members of society doing work that matters, our country will be richer for it.
Let’s prioritise the education of the youth. Let’s give them quality education. Let’s give equal opportunities to boys and girls.