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04 May 2021
UNESCO - TWAS has opened a Call for applications for the 2021 Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)-TWAS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Women The deadline is 19 July 2021.  This year's edition is open only to women scientists from...
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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...
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17 Mar 2021
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2021 TWAS AWARDS TO WOMEN SCIENTISTS Sustainability science, medical sciences, and biological sciences      
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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...
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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.
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15 Dec 2020
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:...
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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. ...
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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/  
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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...
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05 Oct 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