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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

The ‘Ecsite 2017′ Annual Conference, 15-17 June 2017, in Porto, Portugal

Dr. Rasekoala attended the Conference as a Panel Speaker for the Pre-Conference Workshop on the 14th June, entitled, ‘Social Inclusion and Diversity – from Goodwill to Institutional Change’.

Streams of Knowledge – National Scientists Day

This was the second edition of the annual cycle of the Caminhos do Conhecimento/Streams of Knowledge conferences, organized in honour of Prof. José Mariano Gago, on his birthday. Other than recalling the national and international legacy of Mariano Gago, 2017’s conference also instituted the celebration of the National Scientists Day, thus designated by the Portuguese Parliament to commemorate and acknowledge the historic, pertinent and innovative role of the scientific community, for the advancement of knowledge and, therefore, for the progress and welfare of society.

JICS – Science & You, 4-6 May 2017, Montreal, Canada

Dr. Rasekoala was invited as a Panel Speaker, by the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (CSTMC), which co-organised the panel entitled ‘Women, Science, Engineering & Communication’

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

1st International Science Centre and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD), November 10, 2016

Dr. Rasekoala has contributed an African Gong blog entitled“ISCSMD 2016: A Global Platform for Reflection, Transformation, and Mainstreaming the SDGs in Science Centres and Science Museums”

The Ecsite 2016 Annual Conference

Dr. Rasekoala attended the Conference as a Keynote Speaker and delivered a presentation entitled ‘Innovative Narratives and Frameworks for Colourful Science Communication: The European Landscape, Globalisation and International Co-operation’.

Science & You’ Conference, 3-5 June 2015, in Nancy, France

The ‘Science & You’ Conference was held from the 3-5 June 2015, in Nancy, France, with the theme ‘Create the future’. Dr. Rasekoala attended the Conference as a Keynote Speaker and delivered a presentation entitled ‘Science Communication in a Post-2015 World: the nexus of Trans-national, Multi-disciplinary and Socio-cultural contexts’.