As a technology company, we are passionate about the use and movement of data in and around research. Yet Digital Science is about more than just data points and stats. We care about the people behind the facts, and we want to showcase the incredible progress and unsung achievements of humans and technology across the global research landscape. We want to celebrate the change-makers.

A change-maker is something or someone that has disrupted the landscape for the better. The step-changes in progress on which we can build further. Today, on International Women’s Day, we want to kick off our new short video series with a truly incredible international woman, Professor Tebello Nyokong.

From a humble agricultural background, through the challenge of being told that science was too hard for her, to achieving scientific success on a global scale, Professor Nyokong embodies everything a change maker should be. In this series, we look forward to sharing more people and technologies behind the data that are changing the world for the better.