Kgarebe Boitumelo was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2012. As a fellow, Kgarebe Boitumelo contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.
Dr Boitumelo Kgarebe is an international expert in scientific program and project management, with vast experience in networking of higher education institutions and institutional relationship management focusing mainly on capacity building. Dr. Kgarebe is an analytical chemist by training and holds BSc (Hons) in Pure and Applied Chemistry, M.Sc. and Ph.D in Analytical Chemistry all from the University of London, as well as an MBA from the University of Botswana. She has more than 21 years of university teaching and research experience at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has also been the head of a national scientific research centre responsible for food research, innovation, commercialization, and technology transfer.