Ruvarashe Moyo

Ruvarashe Moyo is a driven and ambitious young scientist working to bring sustainable development in her society. She is the Co-Founder and CEO of Junior Space Explorers an organisation that aims to improve lives, inspire and fulfill curiosity in children of all ages through space exploration and STEM.

She was an intern at the University of California Santa Cruz in a program called Science Internship Program (SIP) where she working on a project called We Are Stardust, and she became the one of the first African to be accepted into this program.
She aspires to make a positive impact in her community and to see everyone have equal accessibility to resource. This passion of hers has driven her to work on several research projects which landed her in the Genius Olympiad, the world’s biggest environmental science competition for high school students and scooped a bronze medals and a scholarship worthy U$12 000 at Rochester Institute of Technology after being selected to represent Zimbabwe after participating in Zimbabwe Science fair where she won a gold medal. She was a finalist at Africa Science Buskers Festival and scooped Gold medal in the Science Communication Category. In 2020 at Zimbabwe Science Fair she was selected to represent Zimbabwe in the Broadcom Masters International and also in the 2020 Africa Science Buskers Festival she scooped bronze medal in the Innovation Category. She also participated in the China Teenage Maker Camp and was awarded the best teamwork award. She is a Kukaya Youth Development Initiative (KYDI) fellow and she has volunteered as a Science Communication Editor at Youth Stem Matters for one year. During the 2020 and 2021 Africa Science Buskers she volunteered as a Student Ambassador where she was bringing the event to young people in Africa who did have access to the internet. She is a Junior Medical Academy Ambassador. .

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