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Meet Our Founder:
Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham

Why Scientifically Speaking?

"Scientifically Speaking was born out of a deep-seated belief that the world of science should be a realm accessible to all, regardless of their background or circumstances."

To me, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is not just about facts and figures; it's about the spark of curiosity, the thrill of discovery, and the potential to change the world. I founded Scientifically Speaking to share this passion and to bridge the gap between STEM and people through the arts. At Scientifically Speaking, our mission is to ignite that passion in students, teachers, professionals, and communities worldwide. We strive to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to explore their full potential, creating a more equitable and sustainable world.

 

Scientifically Speaking is not just about me; it's about the incredible team of scientists, educators, communicators and all those who share this vision. Together, we aim to inspire the next generation of innovators and problem-solvers. We are driven by the idea that by promoting education and engagement in STEM, we can address the world's most pressing challenges.

 

We are a global agency with a focus on inclusivity, and we believe in the power of collaboration. We work tirelessly with individuals, organisations, and businesses worldwide to make a positive global impact.

 

Join us on this incredible journey as we shape a brighter future for our world.

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Biography

Dr Bahijja Raimi-Abraham is a pharmacist and Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Pharmaceutics at King’s College London. Her research focuses on addressing pharmaceutical challenges in infectious diseases. Dr Raimi-Abraham is the Founder of King’s College London Fight the Fakes, and the Pharmacy Working Group Lead for the African Diaspora Malaria Initiative.

 

Dr Raimi-Abraham is the first graduate of the University of East Anglia (UEA) School of Pharmacy to be awarded a PhD and the 2018 recipient of the Outstanding Woman in STEM Precious Award.

 

She is a Board Member of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Great Britain (APS) and was the recipient of the 2022 APS Emerging Scientist Award.

 

Dr Raimi-Abraham is passionate about promoting pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences to the public and wider communities for example working with BBC News Africa on their campaign to raise awareness on the impact of fake medicines in Africa “How can you tell the difference between real and fake medicines? and through her podcast Monday Science.

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