INVITATION: Women in Science Symposium 2022 (hybrid event)

  • DATE

    19 August 2022

  • TIME

    10:00 - 14:30


    Online and at Pure Café, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria

The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria (UP), Professor Tawana Kupe, cordially invites you to join him for UP’s fourth annual Women in Science Symposium, with special guest speaker Professor Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Director and Chair of the African Research Universities Alliance – Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Food Systems (ARUA-SFS).

Two girls with plaited hair and wearing African-print tops drink water from a tap

The theme for this event will follow the United Nations’ theme for the 2022 International Women’s Day – ‘Gender, Diversity and Inclusion: Water Unites Us’.

This hybrid symposium aims to recognise the role of women and girls in science, not only as beneficiaries but also as agents of change, in accelerating progress toward the achievement of SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation).

Theme: ‘Gender, Diversity and Inclusion: Water Unites Us’

Guest speaker: Professor Lindiwe Majele Sibanda

Date: Friday, 19 August 2022

Time: 10:00 – 14:30

(In-person attendance fully booked)

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