The discussion will be an educational event to raise awareness about the potential opportunities and challenges facing young Africans in the areas of science. During the discussion, panelists will particularly educate participants about challenges that disproportionately affect women in the STEM fields.

WHEN | Tuesday, August 31, 2021 | 1400 HRS GMT


Dr Beatrice Khamati Njenga | Head of Education, African Union Commission

Prof Susan Ratsimamanga | AAS Fellow | Medical & Health Sciences

Prof Aster Afwork Gebrekirstos | AAS Fellow | Agricultural & Nutritional Sciences

Prof Zohra Ben Lakhdar-Akrout | AAS Fellow | Physical Sciences

Prof Ezzoura Erram | Dean, Faculté Polydisciplinaire de Safi – Université Cadi Ayyad, Morocco

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