African Development Bank (AfDB) – International Women’s Day (2015)

Dr. Rasekoala was invited by the African Development Bank as an Expert and Resource person on Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) for the International Women’s Day (IWD), 6 March, 2015 Series of Events at the Bank Head Office in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Dr. Rasekoala also contributed to the Roundtable Session on ‘AfDB Investments for […]

Gender Summit Africa 2015

Dr. Rasekoala was invited to contribute as a Panel Speaker at the Gender Summit Africa, held on the 28-30 April 2015, in Cape Town, South Africa. She delivered a presentation entitled, ‘Creating Inclusive and Integrated Science & Technology Sectors – Highlighting the Good Practice of the Gender & Socio-cultural Inclusion in Global Change Research Project’ […]

African Union Commission (AUC) – Stakeholders’ Consultation: ‘Year of Women Empowerment and Development Towards Africa’s Agenda 2063’

Dr. Rasekoala was invited by the AUC as a Stakeholder representative for the Stakeholders’ Consultation on the 2015 Theme: ‘Year of Women Empowerment and Development Towards Africa’s Agenda 2063’ of African Ministers’ of Gender and Women’s Affairs, Gender Focal Points of Regional Economic Commissions, UN Agencies and other Development partners, and African Civil Society organisations. […]

SAEON GRADUATE STUDENT NETWORK-12th Indibano, 1-6 September, 2019, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Dr. Elizabeth Rasekoala delivered a workshop session to the SAEON Graduate Student Network (Masters’ & PhD students), to enhance practice and programme development for science communication and public engagement. The theme for the workshop was entitled, ‘Science Communication and Democracy: South African paradoxes, paradigms and imperatives for change’

IUPAC 2019 Congress, 7-12 July 2019, Paris

Dr. Rasekoala was invited by the French-Chemistry and Society Network (Chimie et Societe) to deliver a Keynote Lecture at the IUPAC 2019 Congress – Symposium 4: Chemistry and Society, held on the 7-12 July, in Paris, France. The Chemistry and Society Symposium was very ground-breaking as it was the first of its kind in the […]

African Gong Signs MOU with AIMS-South Africa: Strengthening our Partnerships for Pan-African Science Communication Advancement

African Gong has established a new partnership with AIMS-South Africa to further enhance the programmatic delivery framework of both organisations, with a particular focus on advancing the communication of Mathematics and upscaling the public engagement skills and capacities of AIMS Lecturers, Students and Researchers. The partnership has been formalised through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) […]

Imagine Pangea Africa – Latin America Science Communication Competition 2017 – Winners

Watch the winning videos of Imagine-Pangea, the world’s first multilingual competition of science popularization!!!!

SciCOM100 Conference 2018 ‘Science Communication and democratic South Africa: prospects and challenges’ 5-7 November 2018, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Dr. Rasekoala was invited as a Keynote Speaker and delivered a presentation entitled, ‘Science Communication and Democracy in Africa: Challenges and Prospects for transformation in an age of Globalisation, Populism and Structural Inequalities’. Link to event website: Interview link: or Photo Gallery

10th International Applied Research Conference and Technology Fair, 17-20 July, 2018, Koforidua Technical University (KTU), Koforidua, Ghana

Dr. Rasekoala was invited as a Keynote Speaker and delivered a presentation entitled, ‘Harnessing Diversity and Social Inclusiveness in STEM Education for Sustainable National Development’. She also contributed to Panel discussions and capacity-building workshops. Photo Gallery

ASTC Annual Conference, 21-24 October 2017, San Jose, USA

Dr. Rasekoala was invited by the University of Wisconsin, USA, to contribute as an international Panel Speaker to their Parallel Panel Session at the ASTC 2017 Annual Conference, entitled, ‘Fighting for Progress on Equity and Inclusion at Science Centres in the United States and Europe’, held from the 21-24 October 2017, in San Jose, California, […]