Decolonising Museums and Science Communication, held on the 13th May 2020.

African Gong contributed to the First Ecsite Online Webinar Series Event – ‘Decolonising Museums and Science Communication’, held on the 13th May 2020. The Webinar attracted over 500+ participants from across Europe, Latin America, Africa and North America. The link to the event/video as follows: Decolonising museums and science communication Webinar African Gong also contributed […]

SCI:COM 2019 ‘Creativity – Novel approaches to Science Communication’

Dr. Rasekoala was invited by the SCI:COM Ireland to contribute as a Keynote Speaker to their annual flagship SCI:COM 2019 ‘Creativity – Novel approaches to Science Communication’ Conference, held on the 3rd December 2019, in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Rasekoala’s Keynote presentation was entitled – ‘Creativity in Science Communication: moving from myths and rhetoric to the […]

Ecsite Advocacy Group on Diversity, Equity and Social Inclusion

African Gong has been an active member of the ever growing Ecsite Advocacy Group on Diversity, Equity and Social Inclusion, which is made up of Ecsite members committed to leading and driving innovation and transformation in their institutions on these critical inclusion parameters. The Group was formed as a direct outcome of the Keynote Address […]

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 […]

Women in STEM Conference – Polytechnic University of Catalonia, 13 June 2019, Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Elizabeth Rasekoala was invited as an International Keynote Speaker and delivered a presentation entitled, ‘Women in STEM: Moving from the tokenism of Projects to strategic Advancement through Sustainability, Mainstreaming and Institutionalisation Frameworks’ View Conference Video

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 Government Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) – Programme for African Women Scientists in STEM (PAWS)

Dr. Rasekoala was invited as an Expert and Resource Person to the German Government Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) Workshop on the ‘Programme for African Women Scientists in STEM (PAWS)’, held on the 20-21 March 2018, in Kigali, Rwanda.

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 […]

Women in STEM Initiative of Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation.

Dr. Elizabeth Rasekoala has been appointed as a member (2017 – 2020) of the Advisory Council for the Women in STEM Initiative of Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation. The programmatic framework of the Initiative includes the following: Travelling Displays & Exhibitions of Women in STEM Role Models; International Documentary Series on Women […]

Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, May 2, 2017

Dr. Rasekoala was invited as a Keynote Speaker to address the All-Staff Meeting of the CSTMC (with over 200 members), to contribute to the CSTMC’s proposed Women in STEM programme, and delivered a presentation entitled, ‘Inclusive Science Communication: A key driver of Gender Equality in STEM