Guyanese-born Karen Abrams, based in the United States, who pioneered the introduction of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) as an integrated discipline in Guyana has been named by the prestigious Forbes Magazine among a group of 50 girls over the age. of 50 whose work, Forbes says, reflects “the full range of career and passion project pathways including entrepreneurship, business ownership, not-for-profit and philanthropic activities, inspirational leadership, public service, policy conceptualization and implementation and social advocacy. ”
Forbes Magazine’s “50 Over 50” initiative is a recent addition to its other well-known lists and is dedicated to shining a light on 50 diverse women over the age of 50 who have achieved significant success later in life, often overcoming tremendous obstacles. .