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Speaker Engagements

Invited as speaker to following events in the international science and sustainability calendar

Gender Summit Africa, Acca, Ghana -  June 2023 

Evisights led by Dr Isayvani Naicker was invited by the  African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and Portia Limited, U.K., as a speaker and panelist at the Gender Summit Africa (GSA 2023) held on the  8-9th June 2023, in Accra, Ghana as part of the 23rd Gender Summit. The theme of GSA 2023 was  “Africa’s energy transition pathways and vision of Green New Deal through a gender lens”. Speaker and panelist in a Plenary Session entitled "Lessons, opportunities, and challenges to integrating gender perspectives into research on energy transition and decarbonisation policies in Africa”  on 9th June from  09:30h-11:00h (GMT).

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Led a workshop on Equitable Funding Partnerships for grantees at the

Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training, and Science in Africa ( DELTAS Africa II) Launched  on March 13, 2023, in Nairobi, Kenya, DELTAS Africa II is an ambitious initiative set to reshape and drive impactful science for Africa’s future development. DELTAS Africa II, is a continuing, multimillion dollar programme supporting collaborative consortia led by Africa-based scientists to strengthen Africa-led development of world-class research and scientific leaders on the continent. It is being implemented by the Science for Africa (SFA) Foundation, supported by the Wellcome Trust and the UK Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).


If Covid-19 is the 9/11 Moment for Global Science Advice, What Needs to Happen Next?


Science Advisory Mechanism (SAM) & Science Advice for Policy by European Academies (SAPEA)

Thursday 28 April, 2022: Room 1,

14h00 – 15h30,

1st Floor, NHow Hotel Rue Royal 250, Brussels.

Special Question-Time Debate Organised By: The International Network for Governmental Science Advice (INGSA) & The International Science Council (ISC)

See Blog: Science Under Pressure Conferenc

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