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Prof. Mervat Foda: My work between 2012 and 2014

Prof. Mervat Foda: My work between 2012 and 2014

Prof. Mervat Foda 2012 Prof. Mervat Foda organized the Sixth workshop of The Society for Women in Science in Developing Countries –Egypt, “OWSDW National Chapter” entitled “Let’s fight obesity together”, and she gave a lecture about “ICT Tools and their relations to Obesity”. Mervat Foda talked about the relation between watching TV and playing...

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Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine: A productive Diary

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Professor Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine from GRACE in Tunisia has had a very productive 2013-2014, she shared the following; “The most important events that marked my route over the two years 2013 and 2014″; Conferences on gender Women in Science: a vital contribution. Conférence finale du projet « Euro-Mediterranean research cooperation ongender and science:...

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Latest GRACE Book release; ‘Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East: Changing Selves, Changing Societies’

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GRACE has released a second book: ‘Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East Changing Selves, Changing Societies’ after several years of in-depth Qualitative Action research. This book comes 5 years after the first GRACE book: African Women and ICTs : Investigating technology, gender and empowerment was released in 2009. The chapters of this book...

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Huda Omer Basaleem Receives the 2013 Elsevier Foundation Award for Early -Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

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  In 2013, Dr. Huda Basaleem received The Elsevier Foundation Awards in Life Sciences for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World as a representative of the Arab Region. In addition, she was selected as the UNISCO Country Focal Point (Yemen) and Advisory Board Member of the Bioethics Network on Women’s Issues in...

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PROF. HUDA BASALEEM PARTICIPATES IN 2nd MENA EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE on RESPONSIBLE SCIENCE. TRIESTE, ITALY, 7–15 MAY, 2014

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Prof. Huda Basaleem participated as a facilitator/committee member within a team of facilitators/committee members from USA, UK, Egypt and Yemen in the international educational workshop which was held at the campus of TWAS (The World Academy of Sciences) and ICTP (International Centre for Theoretical Physics), in Trieste, Italy. This Educational Institute was sponsored by...

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Kazanka Comfort of GRACE Nigeria to speak in Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal

Kazanka Comfort of GRACE Nigeria to speak in Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal

GRACE Nigeria research team leader Kazanka Comfort spoke as a panelist in a series of presentations in Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal the week of May 21, 2013. Further information on the events, organized by CUSO International, can be found here: http://cusointernational.org/WomenLeadership   Women: The Face of Potential in the Developing World Information on the...

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GRACE participation in the International Conference on Women in Science and Technology in Arab Countries

GRACE participation in the International Conference on Women in Science and Technology in Arab Countries

Several GRACE researcher leaders contributed to the Conference on Women in Science and Technology in Arab Countries. Egypt GRACE research team leader Prof. Saneya EL-Neshawy gave a poster presentation on her research, entitled “Female Farmer’s Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Egypt: a Tool for Empowerment,” during this Kuwait City event held April...

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Rwanda International Conference on Technology in Education invites Ineke Buskens to present as keynote speaker

The Rwandan Education Board held its first International Conference on Technology in Education 5-7 September 2012 in Kigali http://www.ricte.reb.rw/ Ineke’s keynote address on the second day:  ”ICT for Women’s Empowerment in Education: creating new paradigms of thinking, feeling and relating,” was well received. http://issuu.com/gracenetwork/docs/inekes_ricte_presentation        

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International conference on Women in Science and Technology in the Arab Countries

Kuwait City, Kuwait, April 21-23, 2013 This conference, the first of its kind, is organized to bring women in the Arab countries together to discuss how to foster women’s contribution to science and technology. Invited speakers representing women in the Arab countries as well as other regions will highlight topics related to science and...

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Ineke Buskens participates as a speaker in Bretton Woods Online Webinar; Effectively Applying Mobile Technologies to the World Bank’s Development Planning on 7th June 2012

Ineke Buskens was one of three speakers on the Bretton Woods Online Webinar entitled ‘Effectively Applying Mobile Technologies to the World Bank’s Development Planning’. The event took place on Wednesday, 7th June, 2012 at 11:30 am – 12:30pm EST. The Bretton Woods Committee, in cooperation with Development Alternatives, Inc, held this webinar to examine...

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