Mamiro Empowers Tanzania's Rural Women

Posted: March 31, 2016

Alumna Delphina Mamiro (Ph.D., Plant Pathology, 2007) makes a difference in the lives of women in Tanzania through teaching, research, and outreach programs.
Image: Delphina Mamiro

Image: Delphina Mamiro

Dr. Delphina Mamiro arrived at the Dept. of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology (PPEM) in 2004 and by 2007 had earned a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology with a Mushroom Science specialization.  Returning to her native country of Tanzania, she became a lecturer in 2008 at Sokoine University of Agriculture and in addition to writing began her three-fold impact to improve the lives of rural Tanzanian women through teaching, research, and outreach programs:

YouTube interview with Delphina Mamiro (segment 9:54-11:55)

Drs. Carolee Bull, Gretchen Kuldau, and John Pecchia are currently pursuing the opportunity to collaborate with Dr. Mamiro on research.