Meet Dr. Folake Samuel, a woman scientist focused on connecting science to improved outcomes in Nigerian communities.

Dr. Folake is a nutritionist at the University of Ibadan, and partners with HarvestPlus on a project that is promoting a more nutritious variety of Nigeria's most popular staple food crop: cassava.

She recently sat down with HarvestPlus-Nigeria to share her experience as a scientist, and her advice to aspiring women scientists in Nigeria. Watch her informative and inspiring interview in the video above.


**The author is a Communications Officer with HarvestPlus-Nigeria