The Nigerian Young Academy (NYA), with the support of its Interacademy Partners will hold a 2-day Capacity Building Workshop For Young (Early-Career) Women Academics In West Africa as scheduled below:

Date: Wednesday, 7th – Thursday, 8th March, 2018
Venue: Annex Hall, NSPRI Annex. 1, Harvey Road, off Barikisu Iyede Street, Yaba.
Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

The Workshop with the theme: “State of Young Women Scientists in Africa”, will feature a keynote address by Dr. Fridah Erastus of the Department of English and Linguistics, Kenyatta University, Kenya and panel discussions, one of which the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Folasade T. Ogunsola, FAS will partake.

NYA Interacademy Partners are: the Nigerian Academy of Science, Ghana Academy Of Arts and Sciences (GAAS), Ghana Young Academy (GHYA), Académie Nationale des Sciences, Arts et Lettres Du Benin (ANSALB), Académie Nationale des Jeunes Scientifiques du Sénégal (ANJSS), Cameroun Young Academy (CYA) etc.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS, will give the Vice-Chancellor’s speech to kickoff the event.