Academies to Blame for Lack of Women in Science?
"With one or two notable exceptions, women are massively underrepresented in national science academies compared to their male peers ... Academies simply don't know how they're doing when it comes to the representation of women compared to their counterparts within the science-policy environment," write Dorothy Ngila and Nelius Boshoff for The Conversation.
The Conversation Africa, 4 October 2017
Women's role in science has been hotly debated and discussed in recent decades. Policy-oriented and scholarly studies have explored a range of topics on the issue. From girls'… Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 13 September 2017
Women make up less than 30% of the people working in science, technology, engineering and medicine (STEM) jobs worldwide. The gender imbalance is changing, but men still dominate… Read more »
Government of Mauritius, 14 July 2017
The promotion of the leadership of women and girls as role models to boost girls' interest in learning Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ( STEM) and prepare their… Read more »
GE Africa, 24 April 2017
The GE Reports Africa blog has launched a series known as “Women in Technology” which profiles GE SSA’s unsung female heroes, highlighting their contribution at… Read more »