South Africa, 2020
Maxine Thembi Khumalo studied BSc Astrophysics at the University of Witswatersrand. In 2020, Maxine is set to study a BSc Hons in Mathematical Sciences. She has a passion for oratory and uses it to teach high school learners – especially girls – on how to express their opinions and construct arguments that give them the power to persuade and change the world around them. Maxine is passionate about data and how science finds complicated hidden solutions in the everyday. As a creative person, she believes that science can unlock creative solutions in the places no one is looking.