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Lunch Break Science: 3.5 Million-Year-Old Ancestors Found Near Nairobi

March 16, 2023 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm PDT

Meet East Africa’s first woman paleoanthropologist Dr. Emma Mbua, learn about the surprising discovery of Australopithecus afarensis fossils at Kantis Fossil Site on the outskirts of Nairobi, and hear Emma’s story in this special Women’s History Month episode. Dr. Mbua is also a Leakey Foundation grantee and Baldwin Scholar.

Watch this new episode of Lunch Break Science live on on Facebook, TwitterYoutube, or Leakey Foundation Live to participate in the live Q&A session.

Can’t watch live? You can submit a question before the episode for a chance it will be answered during the episode.