25 Mar 2021
A project aimed at supporting Refugee and Displaced Scientists was established by The World Academy of Sciences (UNESCO-TWAS) in partnership with the International Science Council (ISC) and the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), under the umbrella of Science International and launched in 2020. It aims to develop a cohesive and coordinated response that will assist scientists who have been rendered...
17 Mar 2021
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2021 TWAS AWARDS TO WOMEN SCIENTISTS Sustainability science, medical sciences, and biological sciences
03 Mar 2021
Join GenderInSITE, TWAS and IAP representatives when they discuss the Gender Dimension of Refugee and Displaced Scientists at the World Forum for Women in Science Plenary Session: Sena Galazzi. Associate Program Officer, TWAS Dr. Saja Taha Al Zoubi. Visiting Scholar, University of Glasgow Dr. Ghanya Al-Naqeb. Researcher, University of Trento, Italy Prof. Roseanne...
25 Jan 2021
Phyllis Kalele, coordinator of the GenderInSITE focal point in Africa, describes how family responsibilities, a lack of mentorship, and ‘old boys’ clubs’ are some of the challenges faced by women working in science across the African continent.
15 Dec 2020
Recent Publication - Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development: A GenderInSITE Policy Brief
GenderInSITE has just released its latest publication: Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development: A GenderInSITE Policy Brief, that can be downloaded here. The final outcome of The GenderInSITE Elsevier Foundation Thematic Workshop Gender and Innovation:...
09 Dec 2020
Recently, START, in partnership with GenderInSITE, held two virtual reflection dialogues focused on supporting African women and their pathways to success in science leadership. ...
25 Nov 2020
Women in Science webinar - 30 November 2020 You can register here for the optional session https://portiaweb.org.uk/assets/forms/gs18v2/
21 Oct 2020
GenderInSITE in collaboration with START will be hosting a webinar on African Women in Science Leadership on Thursday, 29 October 2020. Specifically, START and GenderInSITE are seeking to convene diverse perspectives and voices from across Africa to: Learn more from one another about what scientific leadership looks like for women working in African contexts and what unique...
05 Oct 2020
STS Forum 2020: Roseanne Diab's speaker in the “Promoting Inclusive Growth in Science and Technology” session - October 6th 2020
Prof. Roseanne Diab, Emeritus Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal and Director of GenderInSITE, South Africa, will be a speaker at the STS Forum 2020 on 6 October in a session titled “Promoting Inclusive Growth in Science and Technology” . Link: https://www.stsforum.org/kyoto2020/details/?sessionid=401
23 Sep 2020
You can find here a blog post from Roseanne Diab on gendered precarity https://oecd-innovation-blog.com/2020/09/18/gender-gap-academia-science-career-security/