European Union Ambassador to South Africa – Dr Riina Kionka
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to the European Union Ambassador to South Africa Dr. Riina Kionka. We discuss some of the European Union’s priorities, with an emphasis on digital as an enabler and sustainable development – the green deal. Ambassador Kionka speaks about the evolving narrative between the EU commission and Africa towards a relationship partnership for the mutual benefit of both regions. We consider women in leadership and the positive direct and indirect impact they have on other women as role models. We reflect on several mechanisms to attain gender parity, such as target setting and including women on recruitment selection panels to compensate or overcome human biases. Tune in for more….