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GS5 Africa 2105 - Poverty alleviation and economic empowerment through scientific research & innovation: Better Knowledge From and For Africa

Plenary 1 - The first Gender Summit Africa

Opening remarks (download presentation here pdf icon)
Prof Olive Shisana, CEO, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

Video remarks (watch the video here play)
Dr Jo Handelsman, Associate Director for Science at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, USA (Video)

Welcome (watch the video here play)
Prof Peter Piot, Director & Professor of Global Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Disease, UK (Video)

Keynote address (download presentation here pdf icon)
Minister Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology, South Africa

Parallel Panels Day 1

Theme 1: Gender and Scientific Research and Knowledge
Topic A: Benefits of STEM diversity in operation
Meeting rooms 1.63-1.64
Theme 2: Gender Expertise and People
Topic C: Sex and gender knowledge, improving people’s lives
Meeting rooms 2.41-2.43
Theme 3: Gender and Science Systems
Topic E: Funders affecting change in research strategies and priorities
Meeting rooms 2.44-2.46
Theme 4: Gender and Societal and Economic Development
Topic G: Building Africa’s scientific human capital
Meeting rooms 2.61-2.63

Chair: Karen Craggs-Milne

Widening participation in research and innovation (download presentation here pdf icon)
Chancellor Nancy Cantor

Creating inclusive and integrated science and technology sectors
Dr Elizabeth Rasekoala

Ensuring access and equity in research: lessons from USA (download presentation here pdf icon)
Dr Orlando Taylor

Rapporteur: Dr Batlile Maseko

Q&A

Chair: Dr Sherri-Ann P. Butterfield

Bringing about substantial change in gender composition of engineering and technology fields: lessons from the construction sector (download presentation here pdf icon) Prof Jane English

The gender context of interventions (download presentation here pdf icon)
Prof Glenda Gray

The life of South Africa's rural womanhood: Agency of two decades and lessons for future research (download presentation here pdf icon)
Prof Thenjiwe Meyiwa

Rapporteur: Savannah Nuwagabai

Q&A

Chair: Dr Kyle Farmbry

NRF Funding Opportunities
Dr Beverley Damonse

Gender Budgeting: Measurement and Evaluation
Dr Lisa Kolovich

Harnessing science and collaborating to solve human basic needs (download presentation here pdf icon)
Dr Peggy Oti-Boateng

Rapporteur: Dr Leanne Seeliger

Q&A

Chair: Sibusiso Nkomo

How to Nurture and Develop Africa focused Research Leaders (download presentation herepdf icon)
Prof Berhanu Abegaz

Publishers Without Borders: Promoting Indigenous Authors (download presentation herepdf icon  )
Ylann Schemm

On Baseline Inputs and Outputs to Increase Participation Rates in Higher Education in Africa download presentation here pdf icon)
Prof Sibusiso Moyo

Rapporteur: Leshell Hatley

Q&A

Parallel Knowledge Exchange Forums - Day 1

Gender and Agriculture

Gender and Engineering

Important early career milestones and support Gender, Technology  and Communities of the Future Entrepreneurship by STEM Women

Moderator: Chemutai Angela Siele

Panelists:

Dr Hale Ann Tufan (download presentation herepdf icon)

Dr Christine Jost pdf icon

Dr Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg (download presentation here pdf icon)

Immaculate Mogotsi pdf icon)

Q&A

Moderator: Lindiwe Gama

Panelists:

Hema Vallabh (download presentation herepdf icon)

Rorisang Lekalake (download presentation here  pdf icon)

Prof Jennifer Thomson

Q&A

Moderator: Dr Tonya Blowers

Dr Wuraola Akande (download presentation herepdf icon)

Prof Olubukola O. Babalola

Dr Dalia Saad

Lova Marline (download presentation here pdf icon)

Prof Faith Osier

Q&A

Moderator: Dr Wanda Ward

Panelists:

Dr Emily Arnold

Dr Andrea Lawrence

Dr Elizabeth Tranter

Dr Nithya Ramanathan

Q&A

Moderator: Prof Sonya T. Smith

Panelists:

Dr Narcrisha S. Norman

Leshell Hatley

Tanaga A. Boozer

Daphne Michelle Titus

Pontsho Maruping

Q&A

Ministerial Dinner

Chair and Welcome
Daan du Toit, Deputy Director-General: International Cooperation and Resources, Department for Science and Technology, South Africa

Keynote address (download transcript here pdf icon)
Minister Susan Shabangu, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Republic of South Africa

Plenary 2 - The Gender Summits: a global movement

Opening remarks

The Gender Summit movement (download presentation here pdf icon)
Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer, Director, Portia Ltd, UK

Welcome (watch the video here play)
Commissioner Neven Mimica,
DG International Cooperation and Development, European Commission (Video address)

The Gender Summit Roadmap for North America (download presentation here pdf icon)
Dr Wanda Ward, Head of the Office of International and Integrative Activities, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA

Introducing the Gender Summit to Asia-Pacific (download presentation here pdf icon)
Prof Heisook Lee
, President of Center for WISET (Women in Science, Engineering & Technology), Seoul, Korea

Keynote address (download transcript here pdf icon)
Minister Susan Shabangu, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Republic of South Africa

 Parallel Panels - Day 2

Theme 1: Gender and Scientific Research and Knowledge
Topic B: Learning from and overcoming gender disparities through research
Meeting rooms 1.63-1.64

Theme 2: Gender Expertise and People
Topic D: Building communities of gender expertise and leadership
Meeting rooms 2.41-2.43

Theme 3: Gender and Science Systems
Topic F: International collaborations in gender and science
Meeting rooms 2.44-2.46

Theme 4: Gender and Societal and Economic Development
Topic H: Tackling challenges through social knowledge
Meeting rooms 2.61-2.63

Chair: Dr Romilla Maharaj

Ensuring access to reliable information for transformative change
Pali Lehohla

Socially responsible research in engineering: solutions fit for all!
Prof Carmen Leicht-Scholten

The future of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine in the African Continent  (download presentation here pdf icon)
Dr Keolebogile Motaung

Rapporteur: Dr Alastair van Heerden

Q&A

Chair: Prof Narnia Bohler- Muller

Integrating human behaviour into understanding climate change (download presentation here pdf icon)
Dorah Marema

Integrating gender expertise into interventions for improved agriculture and nutrition pdf icon)
Dr Hale Ann Tufan

The International Social Survey Programme as a gender-sensitive comparative project. Possibilities, achievements and limits (download presentation here pdf icon)
Prof Max Haller

Rapporteur: Cecil Masoka

Q&A

Chair: Dr Bheki Hadebe

Increasing female participation in Science through international collaboration (download presentation here pdf icon)
Dr Dorothy Nyambi

International collaborations on health, sexuality and HIV/AIDS interventions
Prof Vasu Reddy

Opportunities and Challenges for Conducting Trans-National Collaborative Research (download presentation here pdf icon)
Prof Jean Bailey

Rapporteur: Sacha Knox

Q&A

 Chair: Daphne Michelle Titus

Funding to address Gender Inequalities
Chris Louw

The European Year of Development 2015 and the Gender Dimension of Development Cooperation
Androulla Kaminara

Getting more out of STEM through effective management
Dr Zanele Ndaba

Rapporteur: Sonja N. Woods

Q&A

Parallel Knowledge Exchange Forums - Day 2

Women and STEM careers: exchanging insights and best practice

Youth Engagement in STEM Women of the African Diaspora in STEM Academic Leadership Gender Monitoring and Evaluation Driving Equality and Excellence

Moderator: Dr Narcrisha S. Norman

Panelists:

Dr Vijay Reddy

Dr Angelique Wildschut (download presentation here pdf icon)

Prof André Béraud (download presentation here pdf icon)

Prof Sonya T. Smith  (download presentation herepdf icon)

Q&A

Moderator: Matshaba Mothiane

Panelists:

Rethabile Mashale (download presentation herepdf icon)

Christine Theron (download presentation here pdf icon)

Dr Dorothy Nyambi  (download presentation herepdf icon)

Dr Tendai Mugwagwa

Wole Solana

Q&A

Moderator: Dr Kelly Mack

Panelists:

Dr Clytrice Watson

Dr Patricia Arredondo

Dr Christa Washington

Dr Stephanie Luster-Teasley

Dr Kimarie Engerman

Q&A

Moderator: Dr Benita Moolman

Panelists:

Yoliswa Ntsepe

Meredith Evans

Viviane Ralimanga
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Q&A

Moderator:Dr Anne Pépin

Panelists:

Prof Eileen Drew

Maria Schäfer

Prof Virginija Šidlauskiene

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Q&A

Plenary 3 - The final day

Welcome to the final day (download the presentation herepdf icon )
Prof Phindile Lukhele-Olorunju, Interim Head of Section, AISA, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

The next Gender Summit - GS6 Asia Pacific (download the presentation here pdf icon )
Dr Youngah Park, President, Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP), South Korea

Parallel panel wrap up sessions

Theme 1 report: Gender and Scientific Research & Knowledge
Meeting rooms 1.63-1.64

Theme 2 report: Gender Expertise and People
Meeting rooms 2.41-2.43

Theme 3 report: Gender and Science Systems
Meeting rooms 2.44-2.46

Theme 4 report: Gender and Societal and Economic Development
Meeting rooms 2.61-2.63

Facilitator: Dr Sumaya Mall

Report from Topic A: Benefits of STEM diversity in operation (download presentation here pdf icon)
Dr Batlile Maseko

Report from Topic B: Learning from and overcoming gender disparities through research (download presentation here pdf icon)
Dr Alastair van Heerden 

Q&A

Facilitator: Dr Divine Fuh

Report from Topic C: Sex and gender knowledge, improving people’s lives
Savannah Nuwagabai

Report from Topic D: Building communities of gender expertise and leadership (download presentation here pdf icon)
Cecil Masoka

Q&A

Facilitator: Dr Benita Moolman

Report from Topic E: Funders affecting change in research strategies and priorities
Dr Leanne Seeliger

Report from Topic F: International collaborations in gender and science
Sacha Knox

Q&A

Facilitator: Dr Kelly Mack

Topic G: Building Africa’s scientific human capital
Leshell Hatley

Report from Topic H: Tackling challenges through social knowledge
Sonja N. Woods

Q&A

Plenary session 4 - close

Panel: Highlights from Themes
Chair: Dr Wanda Ward, Head of the Office of International and Integrative Activities, National Science Foundation (NSF), USA
Panel: Facilitators: Dr Sumaya Mall (Theme 1), Dr Divine Fuh (Theme 2), Dr Benita Moolman (Theme 3), Dr Kelly Mack (Theme 4)
Q&A

Looking ahead (download presentation here pdf icon )
Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer, Director, Portia Ltd, UK

Closing remarks (download presentation herepdf icon)
Prof Olive Shisana, CEO, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa