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Professor Sonya Smith & Dr. Shirley Motaung

This week we talk to Professor Sonya T. Smith Howard University – Mechanical Engineering and Dr. Shirley Motaung Assistant Dean Research & Innovation Tshwane University of Technology, who actively encourage women to pursue subjects within the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Our conversation focuses on female leadership, from driving gender transformation within academic institutions and other professions, to enabling networks that help to equip women for career advancement (role models, mentors and sponsors), to legislation and constitutional laws which promote gender equality, and the importance of male champions to support gender agendas within organisations. Tune in for more….

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