The conference is expected to contribute to a better understanding of gender perspectives in designing, monitoring and implementing research in the areas of science and technology with a view to harnessing and maximizing the potentials of women scientist for sustainable development. The theme of the conference is: “Translating Research into Development: The Role of Women in Science.”

This 3rd International Conference will focus on the role of women scientists should play in translating research to development under the following sub-themes:

  1. Agriculture and Food Security
  2. Health and Poverty Reduction
  3. Industrialization and Entrepreneurship
  4. Environmental Resource Management and Sustainable Development
  5. Social development and Role of Science
  6. Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)
  7. Gender and leadership
  8. Health and Medicine