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Science Benefits from a Female Perspective
1 month ago

Science Benefits from a Female Perspective

By  •  GE, Interviews

Those of us  involved in STEM [science, technology, engineering and mathematics] fields need to inspire and encourage young girls to pursue STEM careers. I think  it’s important for more …
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How robots could help chronically ill kids attend school
1 month ago

How robots could help chronically ill kids attend school

By  •  GE, Health

Over the past century, American schools have integrated an ever-more-diverse group of students. Racial integration is most prominent, but it’s not just Native Americans, African Americans and Latinos who have …
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GE’s Diverse Development Initiatives Help Shape Nigerian Lives
1 month ago

GE’s Diverse Development Initiatives Help Shape Nigerian Lives

For more than 40 years, GE has been expanding its footprint in Nigeria and during this time, its businesses have made a significant impact in a number of key sectors …
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‘I’m Not There To Look Pretty. I’m There To Make A Valuable Contribution’
1 month ago

‘I’m Not There To Look Pretty. I’m There To Make A Valuable Contribution’

By  •  GE, Interviews

A high school science project to make a candle out of beef fat. That was the point, many years ago, when Carol Koech realized she could pursue a career in …
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Make It Better: This Industrial-Strength Talent Has A Heart For Helping And A Mind For Building
1 month ago

Make It Better: This Industrial-Strength Talent Has A Heart For Helping And A Mind For Building

By  •  GE, Interviews, Health

“Most people probably wouldn’t say this, but I love hospitals,” says Lane Konkel. As a child growing up in Wisconsin, the 26-year-old lean manufacturing engineer would accompany her father, an …
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How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE
2 months ago

How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE

The GE Reports Africa blog has launched a new series known as “Women in Technology” which profiles GE SSA’s unsung female heroes, highlighting their contribution at GE.

Sometimes, sacrifices have …
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Clearing The Air: This Woman Is Helping South Africa’s New Coal Power Plant Reduce Emissions
2 months ago

Clearing The Air: This Woman Is Helping South Africa’s New Coal Power Plant Reduce Emissions

By Dorothy Pomerantz

People often visit South Africa to bask in the country’s sunshine, learn about its history and discover its stunning natural beauty. But just east of the capital …
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Da Vinci Code 2.0: How 3D Printing And Digital Technologies Are Altering The Face Of Aircraft Engine Manufacturing In Italy
2 months ago

Da Vinci Code 2.0: How 3D Printing And Digital Technologies Are Altering The Face Of Aircraft Engine Manufacturing In Italy

By  •  GE, Business

You won’t find the Italian commune of Cameri in many tourist guides. Located on the flat and fertile plains that stretch seemingly forever between Italy’s industrial dynamos of Milan and …
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GE Is Committed To Sustainable Development In Mozambique
2 months ago

GE Is Committed To Sustainable Development In Mozambique

By  •  GE, Business

Since 2011, GE has established a base for its oil and gas business in Mozambique forging partnerships with local organisations to build infrastructure and develop a much-needed workforce for its …
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GE Kenya Celebrated Valentine’s Day With A Women In Tech Breakfast
2 months ago

GE Kenya Celebrated Valentine’s Day With A Women In Tech Breakfast

If there’s one thing people in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields are acutely aware of, it’s that more women are needed in science. There are several reasons …
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Hard Work And Perseverance Paid Off For This GE Go-Getter Who Was Determined To Succeed
2 months ago

Hard Work And Perseverance Paid Off For This GE Go-Getter Who Was Determined To Succeed

The GE Reports Africa blog has launched a new series known as “A Day in the Life Of” which profiles GE SSA’s unsung heroes, highlighting their contribution at GE.

This …
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Always Keep Your Mind Open And Ready To Learn
2 months ago

Always Keep Your Mind Open And Ready To Learn

There’s nothing like a hike in a forest where the mobile network coverage is low and you’re forced to switch off from your emails and social media. Catherine Mutonyi, the …
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Engineering The Future: GE’s Goal To Bridge The STEM Gender Gap By 2020
2 months ago

Engineering The Future: GE’s Goal To Bridge The STEM Gender Gap By 2020

By  •  GE, Business

GE last week announced goals of having 20,000 women to fill STEM roles at GE by 2020 and obtaining 50:50 representation for all our technical entry-level programmes. The programme will …
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‘Curiosity Is the Key To My Success At GE Nigeria’
2 months ago

‘Curiosity Is the Key To My Success At GE Nigeria’

By  •  GE

The GE Reports Africa blog is launching an exciting new series known as “A Day in the Life Of”. This series of profiles gives us the opportunity to cast the …
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GE Announces Partnership With Transnet To Digitise African Transport
2 months ago

GE Announces Partnership With Transnet To Digitise African Transport

By  •  GE, Business

GE Transport and Transnet, South African-based freight logistics chain have entered a digital  partnership to seamlessly connect shippers and transport operators in streamlining pricing and capacity on the network, shipment …
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Playing Doctor: This VR Could Walk Physicians Through The Patient’s Body
2 months ago

Playing Doctor: This VR Could Walk Physicians Through The Patient’s Body

By  •  GE, Health

Ludovic Avot and Yannick Le Berre are big video game fans with Avot’s favorite being “Fallout 4, which guides players through post-apocalyptic Boston”. The game is bleak but immersive, and …
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GE Leads The Way With A Global Performance Management Evolution
3 months ago

GE Leads The Way With A Global Performance Management Evolution

By  •  GE, Business

With more than 300,000 employees across the globe and 150 years of doing business in Africa, GE is no stranger to introducing innovative new technologies to the market. GE has …
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Robots Are Coming To The Cubicle
3 months ago

Robots Are Coming To The Cubicle

By  •  GE, Business

By Ravnit Kohli

When you hear the word “automation,” you may picture large, seemingly autonomous machines assembling cars on a factory floor. While this form of robotics has become a …
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