Having a passion for what you do, opens doors you’d never imagine would be yours to walk through. This shinning star, Florence Mulenga, wowed us as she shared how she has come up with a body spray that prevents asthma attacks. We are excited for the immense talent shown by this brilliant pharmacist and believe that Zambian medicine, and Africa at large, is in capable hands.
Florence Mulenga, 22-year-old Zambian born award-winning Innovator who conceptualized an anti-asthma body spray that could potentially prevent asthmatic patients from having asthmatic attacks whilst using the body spray as a daily deodorant.
Her body spray concept has been pitched in several competitions within Zambia and in South Africa and she emerged victorious in the competitions.
In 2019, she won the Best Student Startup Idea under the Zambia Entrepreneurship Summit and First Prize Champion of FEMBIOBIZ.
In 2020, she was awarded as the Young Pharmaceutical Innovator of the Year by The Pharmaceutical Society of Zambia; her innovation also scooped The National Youth Technological and Medical Innovation Award by The National Youth Development Council.
In 2021, she was awarded the Economics Association Of Zambia Innovation Award and was listed on the Top 30 under 30 future of Zambia by The Dream Factory.
Florence Mulenga is currently pursuing her Bacherlor’s degree in Pharmacy at the University of Zambia. Aside from being an advocate for Science and Innovation under The Zambia National STEM Foundation, she is an advocate for health and women empowerment.
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