Organisation for Women in Science for Developing World (OWSD) Holds Grand Finale of Essay Competition, November 19

The Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), Lagos branch, domiciled in the University of Lagos cordially invites the members of staff and University community to the grand finale of its Essay competition titled: “Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth: A Necessity for Nigeria”.

The event is scheduled as follows:

Date:                     November 19, 2020

Time:                    11:00a.m.

Venue:                  Faculty of Science Board Room, University of Lagos and Zoom Platform

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The competition was initiated to synergise the interest of girls in Science as a field of education. The competition commenced with over four hundred (400) written essay applications from different secondary schools under the Ministry of Education and was reviewed by seasoned lecturers versatile in the field under consideration. Thirty-two (32) qualified applications were drawn from the 400 applicants to semi-final stage that was conducted on March 19, 2020.

Moderators:   Dr Osuala Fidelia and Dr. Stephenie Alaribe

Chief Host:      Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe (Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos)

Host:                 Prof. Joy Okpuzor (President, OWSD, Lagos chapter)

                           Dr. Kehinde Kemabonta (LOC Chairman)

The event will be broadcasted live on various social media platforms and cable TV networks (DSTV 262, STARTIMES 116, GoTV 102, STARSAT 189, PLAY 275 and MyTV.

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