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South African Climate Scientist, Ndoni Mcunu Is Dead, She Passed Away At A Younger Age

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The South African social media community was filled with tributes after the shocking and sad news of the demise of Ndoni Mcunu.

Ndoni Mcunu who is the Founder & CEO of Black Women in Science (BWIS) is a  non-profit organization whose mission is to provide capacity-building interventions for young black women scientists and researchers was reported to have died a few days ago.

Her cause of death has not been made known to the public at the time of filing this report.

Ndoni is a South African researcher dedicated to preparing African agriculture for the impacts of climate change. She received Most Distinguished Women Change Makers In Africa 2020-2021 award from the Humanitarian Awards Global.

She was named one of the top 200 young South Africans by the Mail and Guardian in the education industry in 2016.

She was named a Mandela Washington Fellow in 2017 for her work with BWIS, which has aided in the growth of civic leadership in Africa.

Mcunu was named one of the Top 50 Most Inspiring Women in Technology in South Africa by the Kingdom of the Netherlands and South Africa in 2017.

Ndoni was named one of the 40 under 40 African Leaders for Climate Resilience in 2019 by Wilton Park, a UK Foreign Office Executive Agency.

Miss Mcunu is a strong advocate for African women’s empowerment, education, and poverty reduction. Ndoni is committed to enhancing the lives of our youngsters, particularly young women.

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