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South Africa

The Organization for Women in Science in the Developing World (OWSD) South African National Chapter is hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). It was inaugurated in 2009 and is made up of a group of OWSD International members in South Africa who aim to increase and promote female participation in Science and Technology (S&T) professions, in scientific leadership, and in decision-making processes at the national level.

Contact: Ms Elzarie Swanepoel, Liaison Officer for Gender - Science, Technology and Innovation, ASSAf

259 Members

1 PhD Graduate

1 Awardee

Laila Hansrod Hansrod

Member since: 2017


Mikateko Höppener

Member since: 2016


Mavis Kwaw

Member since: 2009


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