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Invitation To Female Researchers And Academics Workshop

Female Researchers And Academics Workshop

We wish to inform the University Community that as part of the FemaleInspires Project, GCTU will play host to a 2-day workshop for female researchers and academics.

The workshop, which is open exclusively to female lecturers/researchers and students, will be held as follows:

Date: Tuesday 24th August 2021-Wednesday 25th August 2021

Time: 9am – 3pm each day

Venue: Day 1- virtual (via zoom)
Day 2- Eva Von Hirsch Auditorium, Main Administration block, Tesano
Campus, GCTU

The workshop is based on 2 specific themes, namely:

“Supporting female early career researchers amid COVID-19”


“Exploring the Impacts of COVID-19 on the careers of women in STEM”

The key speakers for the workshop are:

Prof. Lydia Azato – Associate Professor/ Dean- School of Nursing and Midwifery
Prof. Grace Ofori Sarpong- Associate Professor/Dean – University of Mines and Technology
Ing. Araba Amo Aidoo- Energy Engineer

The workshop is also being internally facilitated by a team from GCTU including:

Dr. Ruhiya Abubakar
Dr. Michelle Afrifah
Dr. Esi Akyere Mensah
Dr. Ethel Yiranbon
Dr. Esther Asiedu
Dr. Gertrude Amoakohene
Mrs. Yaa Essa Armah

Below are the registration links for the event:

Day 1

Day 2

Alternatively, those interested in participating can also register by calling/WhatsApping Dr. Michelle Afrifah on +233 50 150 9519. The first 20 participants to register will receive a beautiful souvenir at the end of the workshop. Certificates of participation will also be given.

We look forward to seeing all our GCTU ladies there!