Naija Beta (2016)

Produced by Ghanaian-Ukranian filmmaker Arthur Musah '04, MEng '05, this documentary chronicles the story of the Exposure Robotics Academy. Dreaming of shaking up education in Nigeria, a team of Nigerian and Nigerian-American MIT students heads home one summer to teach technology to high-schoolers through a competitive robotics camp in Lagos. As they seek to contribute to a new and better Nigeria, their ideals are tested by reality. MIT students featured include Obinna Ukwuani '13, Tobi Lanre-Amos '15, Onyinyechi Okeke '12, and Obinna Okwodu '14.

Timeline: 2010s
School: School of EngineeringSloan School of Management
Department: Chemical EngineeringCivil and Environmental EngineeringEconomicsElectrical Engineering and Computer ScienceMechanical Engineering
Career: Arts & HumanitiesEducationEngineering
Object: Video
Collection: Africa, STEM Education, Students, Rising Voices 1995-Present
External Link: http://naijabeta.vhx.tv/