Ms Caroline Pule Our OWSD SA NC vice-chair, Caroline Pule who is also a Medical Scientist doing research on Tuberculosis (TB) drug resistance at Stellenboch University has joined the CrowdFight COVID-19 team in response to COVID-19 pandemic. She joined because of her passion for global health, medical research and ensuring we have a disease-free nation.Continue reading “OWSD SA NC Members and Covid-19”
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SFSA2018: Gender Equality is imperative for the Advancement of STI for Development: 13-December 2018
This session was sponsored by Gender in Science, Innovation, Technology and Engineering (GenderInSITE), and hosted together with Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) South African National Chapter (SANC); both of which are hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). The session was attended by 55 participants. Professor RoseanneContinue reading “SFSA2018: Gender Equality is imperative for the Advancement of STI for Development: 13-December 2018”
SFSA2018: Women in Science, Engineering and Technology- a SADC perspective: 13-December 2018
This session was sponsored by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), GenderInSITE and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) of South Africa. The session was well attended by 85 participants. The panel discussion focused on discussing the rationale, modalities, opportunities and challenges for forming National WISET Chapters for SADC member states inContinue reading “SFSA2018: Women in Science, Engineering and Technology- a SADC perspective: 13-December 2018”
ASSAf-DFG workshop on Gender equity, diversity and inclusion in the research landscape and the gender and diversity dimension in research: 27 November 2018
The Academy of Science of South Africa, the Department of Science and Technology, the German Research Foundation (DFG), and OWSD SA National Chapter; supported by the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS), The World Academy of Science Southern African Regional Partner (TWAS – SAREP), and the National Research Foundation (NRF) partnered to conduct theContinue reading “ASSAf-DFG workshop on Gender equity, diversity and inclusion in the research landscape and the gender and diversity dimension in research: 27 November 2018”
OWSD-TWAS Session at RUFORUM Biennial Conference, Nairobi, Kenya: 23 October 2018
The side event was hosted by the World Academy of Sciences Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS-SAREP) and The Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) South African National Chapter, and attended by well over 70 participants. The aim was to create awareness of the existing opportunities, reinforce the importance of being affiliatedContinue reading “OWSD-TWAS Session at RUFORUM Biennial Conference, Nairobi, Kenya: 23 October 2018”
Gender Panel at Annual Young Scientists Conference: 12-13 September 2018
The annual Young Scientists’ Conference was held from 13 to 14 September. The theme of the meeting was: Winning the fight against corruption: A trans-disciplinary approach and was aligned to the African Union year theme. South Africa is ranked as the 64th most corrupt country out of 176 countries according to the 2016 Corruption PerceptionsContinue reading “Gender Panel at Annual Young Scientists Conference: 12-13 September 2018”
OWSD Regional Conference Africa 2018 & OWSD Kenya Launch, Nairobi: 5-7 September 2018
OWSD Kenya National Chapter organised and hosted the Regional Conference preceding the Launch of their National Chapter, at ICIPE – International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya.
South Africa Women in Science Awards: 23 August 2018
The Department of Science and Technology honoured this year’s women scientists, at the South African Women in Science Awards (SAWiSA) during a gala dinner held in Limpopo, on 23rd August 2018.
SAASTA Women and Girls in Science: 7 August 2018
SAASTA hosted the first engagement of a series of events throughout the country titled Women & Girls in Science. This first event was held at the SAASTA Johannesburg Observatory, on 7 August 2018.
Gender Summit 15 UK, London: 18-19 June 2018
he 2018 Gender Summit in London was the 15th in the series and the first for London. Like previous events it was led by influential science institutions, with the Science and Engineering South Consortium of leading universities as the principal partner.