Entries by Elizabeth Rasekoala

SAEON Science Meet & Workshop, 21-25 October 2019, Cape Town, South Africa

Dr. Elizabeth Rasekoala delivered a workshop session to the SAEON Science Meet & Workshop (Senior Researchers, Academics & Administrators of the SAEON Nodes) to upscale practice and programme development for science communication and public engagement in the SAEON programmatic framework. The theme for the workshop was entitled, ‘Science Communication with the different Publics – From […]

The NAT AWARD 2019

The African Gong President – Dr. Elizabeth Rasekoala has been honoured with an international science communication award, in recognition of her long-standing work in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in science communication globally. Dr. Rasekoala was conferred with The NAT AWARD by the Natural Science Museum of Barcelona, in Barcelona, Spain, on the 12 June […]

WAFIRA Impacts, Outcomes and Legacies

Since its inception in 2014, the WAFIRA programme has directly benefited, empowered and impacted 1,500 African female Academics and Researchers, in the countries of Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin, and indirectly benefited and impacted thousands more, through the outreach, mentoring, capacity-building and sharing of its knowledge hub by the WAFIRA participants, Alumni, Facilitators, Mentors and […]

WAFIRA Testimonials

French Citations de Participantes Une petite confidence : Wafira m’a stimulée. Si la conférence avait eu lieu avant les élections dans les départements, je me serais présentée aux élections. WAFIRA va au-delà de mes attentes et vient mettre toutes les chances de mon côté pour réussir ma carrière. Son apport est d’une valeur inestimable, le […]

WAFIRA Programme Approach

The WAFIRA programme is designed to enhance the skills, knowledge, networks, and information systems, of African women academics and researchers, at the early, emerging and middle career levels through mentoring programmes; international exchange programmes; successful research funding application techniques and methodologies; strategic career planning; and a whole other plethora of evidence-based good practice tools and […]

SAWMSA-South African Women in Mathematical Sciences Association: Launch & Workshop Event, 6-7 June, UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa

Dr. Elizabeth Rasekoala was invited as a Keynote Speaker and delivered a presentation entitled, ‘The Socio-Political Hegemonic Constructs of Mathematical Ability in Societies: Paradigms of Gender, Race & Social Class.’ She Chaired the Panel Discussion Session on, ‘The so-called NEW South Africa in Research & Academia’, and also facilitated a Break-out Session entitled, ‘Mentoring and […]

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) & Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies (DIES) – Female Leadership and Higher Education Management in Developing Countries Conference

Dr. Rasekoala was invited as a Keynote Panel Speaker to the DAAD/DIES: Female Leadership and Higher Education Management in Developing Countries Conference, held on the 28-29 th June 2017, in Bonn, Germany. She delivered a presentation entitled, ‘African Perspectives on the Challenges and Opportunities for Advancing Female Leadership in Higher Education Management’, for the ‘Key […]