2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair winner - Alecia Brits

In May 2018, 18-year-old Alecia Brits, a 12th grade student at Diamantveld High School in Kimberley, Northern Cape, won a special award from USAID during the annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), which might be likened to the Olympics for science and engineering students worldwide.  USAID attends as a Special Award Organization to recognize innovative projects that could advance development. Alecia won third place in the USAID “Healthy Mothers and Babies” category. While she was in Pretoria, she also met with science and math students at a LEAP high school to talk about her discovery.

Also see: The Next Generation of Scientists




Last updated: March 30, 2020

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