- Three Ghanaian female engineers; Belinda, Gifty, and Erica are assembling solar-powered vehicles under their brand name Solar Taxi
- This becomes the first time in the history of Ghana that an all-female engineering firm is creating green solutions for the automobile industry
- They have also set up the Female Engineering Academy which has already trained 60 female engineers on how to assemble solar-powered cars
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Three Ghanaian female engineers simply identified as Belinda, Gifty, and Erica are making history by becoming the first female engineers to offer green solutions to the automobile industry in Ghana.
In an interview with BBC Africa sighted by YEN.com.gh on the organization's official Twitter handle, it is indicated that the three women have set up an all-female company called Solar Taxi under whose auspices the productions are being made.
In addition to Solar Taxi, the female engineers have also set up the Female Engineering Academy which is a training hub for young women on how to assemble solar-powered electric vehicles.
Speaking about the relevance of the work they are doing and the projects being embarked on by the entire all-female group, the ladies explained that it is offering an opportunity for women to show the country and the world that they are capable of leading the innovative industry.
One of them also explained that the green projects being embarked on will go a long way to save the environment as well as reduce the cost of using fuel-based automobiles.
"Fuel cars always pollute the environment, but with the electric cars and the electric motorbikes, there is absolutely no form of pollution, there is no noise and it is truly safe", Belinda mentioned.
See their full interview below:
In other exciting news about young Ghanaian ladies, a brilliant Ghanaian young lady by the name Abena Boadi-Agyemang has won for herself a massive offer from Microsoft whilst studying for her BSc in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University.
In a narration sighted by YEN.com.gh on the LinkedIn handle of Abena's sister, Akosua, it was indicated that she will graduate from the Stanford University School of Engineering in June 2021.
Simultaneously, she has also been accepted into multiple PhD programs and has accepted to attend Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute this fall.
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