Entries by Elizabeth Rasekoala

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 […]

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 […]

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: http://www0.sun.ac.za/scicom/scicom-100-conference/ Interview link: https://sureco-review.net/interview-elizabeth-rasakoka or https://bit.ly/2VYQiQH 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, […]