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Reblogging 2010: South African women on leadership in science, technology and innovation

From the “10 years of keetblog – reblogging: 2010”: while the post’s data are from 5 years ago, there’s still room for improvement. That said, it’s not nearly as bad as in some other countries, like the Netherlands (though the university near my home town improved from 1.6% to… 2,713 more words

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University and Career Experience Presentations


The following describes two programs for which we are looking for student volunteers. Female and male students are welcome to help out with the initiatives. 904 more words


Nadifa Kargbo: November's G3 Distinguished Scholar

Nadifa Kargbo, a senior at The Young Women’s Leadership School, is the winner of our G3 Distinguished Scholar Award for the month of November. This award recognizes a student who has gone above and beyond for the G3 program and Nadifa has done just that! 227 more words

Girls Inc

Tu Youyou: Nobel Laureate

By Aakshi Agarwal

If you have tuned into the world of academia recently, you have heard its notable buzz about the Nobel Prize winners. While many researchers slave away, these select few have earned the highest distinctions in the land. 651 more words


Yan Ping: An Awesome Woman in Science

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Most of you have probably heard about New Horizons successfully making it to Pluto. (YAY)! What you may not know is that the person responsible for designing the trajectory was Yan Ping, an amazing woman in science! 46 more words


Having it both ways: on changing - and keeping - my name

If I can find a way to get exactly what I want without compromising, why shouldn’t I go for it? That’s what I thought when I made the decision about my name, … 829 more words


Academic motherhood: my story so far

Now feels a good time to start an academic parenthood category on Weekademia.  I have a toddler, two cats and a husband and am a lecturer in a post-1992 institution that is finally beginning to buzz about… 671 more words