Entries by wpadmin

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 […]

WAFIRA Institutional Impacts – ‘Mainstreaming WAFIRA in African Universities’

A good number of WAFIRA Facilitators, Mentors and Alumni have undertaken very high-level and strategic projects, with the support of senior management/ administration in their Universities, to institutionalise, systematise and mainstream gender equality procedures, paradigms, indicators, and institutional capacity-building mechanisms, hence building on the impacts of the WAFIRA programme. Eight of these ‘WAFIRA Champions’ were […]

WAFIRA – Concept Framework

WAFIRA is a highly innovative and African-centric capacity-building and training programme designed to meet the leadership development, career aspirations and professional development needs of African women in STEM, in academia and research. WAFIRA also aims to enhance the delivery of mentoring and support networks to advance the careers, progression and retention of women researchers and […]