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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

241 Members

Member since: 2018
Tricia Naicker

Chemical Sciences

Member since: 2016
Lindani Ncube


Member since: 2016
Busiswa Ndaba

Engineering sciences

Member since: 2017
Azile Nqombolo

Chemical Sciences

Member since: 2008
Ida Paul

Agricultural Sciences