37% of the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) currently are women. The rise of populism and the far right further threatens gender equality. What will be the composition of the European Parliament in 2019?
Commitment, solidarity and a deep sense of social awareness. Chinenye Ezeakor has been chosen as one of the Young Leaders at the 2017 European Development Days for a reason. Engineer and founder of the non-profit African Sisters in S.T.E.M., she is committed to bringing women into the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) by teaching digital skills, and supporting and mentoring young girls in Nigeria. Our author interviewed her during the Euroepan Development Days.