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African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) works toward inclusive, agriculture-driven prosperity for Africa by strengthening the production and dissemination of more gender-responsive agricultural research and innovation. We invest in African scientists, research institutions, and agribusinesses so that they can deliver agricultural innovations that better respond to the needs and priorities of a diversity of women and men across Africa’s agricultural value chains.
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    I won the AWARD Advanced Science Training (AST) opportunity and was awarded a placement at DuPont Pioneer in collaboration with Iowa State University (ISU) in the USA. The train...
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    What we are reading:
    What is the optimal approach for achieving #sustainability, given the play of complex and interconnected issues such as food, water, health, governance, and energy? Read more on what sustainability #research means in #Africa: https://bit.ly/3xvA3fL

    For more than a decade, @AWARDFellowship has been accelerating the careers of Africa's leading agricultural scientists, enhancing their ability to publish more, lead better & forge collaborations. Read more:https://bit.ly/3fJ2BLG
    #AgSpirations

    #Mentoring is crucial to transforming inclusive leadership in #Agresearch. @AWARDFellowship is building a new generation of leaders through mentoring.
    https://bit.ly/2Saxr8g

    📢 Training!

    AWARD is looking for emerging African women scientists from targeted countries for the AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science.

    Find details, eligibility and apply here > https://bit.ly/3zgpzCU

    Deadline > 23 June 2021

    .@AWARDFellowship invites applications for its Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science.

    The program targets African women who are under 35 years. Apply by June 23, 2021.

    Click here for more information and how to apply ⤵️

    https://bit.ly/3zgpzCU

    @AWARDFellowship invites applications for its Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science. The program targets African women who are under 35 years. Apply by June 23, 2021.
    Click here for more information and how to apply: https://bit.ly/3zgpzCU

    Women play a pivotal role in African agriculture. Finding effective long-term solutions to ag issues must include their voices.

    New research from @AWARDFellowship highlights the importance of gender diversity in ag R&D on the continent. https://www.modernghana.com/news/1083979/gender-responsive-research-key-to-farm-productivit.html

    Dr @Agnes_Kalibata, Special Envoy of the Director General of @Food Systems, and @jemimah_njuki, @IFPRI #Africa Dir and Gender Lever for the UN #FoodSystems Summit will be speaking at the Independent #SummitDialogues on June 23.

    Register here https://bit.ly/2RFNv1r #UNFSS2021

    Opportunity for African #WomenInSTEM!
    Apply now for the AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science.
    Submit your application by June 23, 2021, 23:59 East Africa Time (GMT+3).
    To apply visit: http://bit.ly/3zgpzCU

    .@AWARDFellowship is delighted to announce the Call for the AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science, for African women leaders in science under 35 years of age.
    Click here for more information👉🏾https://awardfellowships.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/The-AWARD-Leadership-Program-for-Emerging-African-Women-in-Science.pdf
    Last date: 24 June 2021.

    Laikipia County, here comes @Ke_AWARD @AWARDFellowship all set for #empoweringagriculturalcommunities @LaikipiaCountyG and #InspiringFutureScientists during @IntVetVaccNet African Outreach Activity at St.Loise Girls High School tomorrow. The @Ke_AWARD #WomeninScience team is set

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    'When the elevator takes you to the top, be sure to send it back, open, for more #women ♀️ to get to the top’ - @jemimah_njuki, Vice-Chairperson, AWARD Steering Committee

    More on AWARD's #gender initiatives in our new #AgSpirations report, here: http://bit.ly/3c8qU4T

    Are you looking to learn how to navigate gender dynamics? Become an effective negotiator? Successfully manage teams? Build alliances and take risks?
    The AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science is waiting for you.
    https://bit.ly/3zgpzCU

    AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science will comprise highly interactive training sessions on leadership and mentoring, proposal writing and communications skills, and individual coaching sessions.
    Apply now: https://bit.ly/3zgpzCU

    📢Call for Applications‼️
    The @AWARDFellowship Leadership Program for Emerging #AfricanWomen in Science

    Apply 👉https://awardfellowships.org/news/call-for-applications-the-leadership-program-for-emerging-african-women-in-science/

    Women from #Benin #BurkinaFaso #CotedIvoire #Ghana #Mali #Nigeria #Senegal #Togo

    #WomenInFisheries #WomenInAquaculture

    To ensure women’s effective participation in #leadership, it is critical that women access learning opportunities to gain skills that will equip them to lead effectively. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3zgpzCU

    @Luanarofficial @InstituteEiar @HawassaUniverst @NM_AIST @SokoineU

    @AWARDFellowship is announcing the Call for the AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science, targeting African women under 35 years of age.
    Apply by June 23.
    Click here to apply: https://bit.ly/2TKTKld

    The @AWARDFellowship invites applications for its Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science. African women under 35 years of age are eligible. Apply by 23 June 2021.
    Click here for more information and how to apply: https://bit.ly/3zgpzCU
    @IcrisatW @ICRISATESA

    @ruforumsec will host a Pre-UN Food System Submit Dialogue for North Africa and Middles East on the 10 June 2021, at 1500 EAT. @UM6P_officiel, @ecfin @Economyae, @CairoUniversity, @TheGFIA
    Registration link: https://bit.ly/3yc459I

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    We are rolling out a #leadership program that will equip you with the skills and confidence to lead and innovate in the scientific world.
    Apply now for the AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science!
    See here for more details: https://bit.ly/3zgpzCU

    Call 4 Applications! The #AWARD Leadership Program 4 Emerging African #Women in Science is open.

    http://bit.ly/3g8wI0g

    #Benin #BurkinaFaso #CotedIvoire #Ethiopia #Ghana #Kenya #Malawi #Mali #Nigeria #Senegal #Tanzania #Togo etc.

    @AWARDFellowship @unwomenafrica @ruforumsec

    We are pleased to announce the Call for the AWARD Leadership Program for Emerging African Women in Science. The Call targets young women scientists from sub-Saharan #Africa under 35 years of age.

    Deadline: 2359hrs on June 23, 2021.

    👉https://bit.ly/3isH6le
    @CarnegieCorp

    Linking research to industry is not an easy task, but 2013 AWARD Fellow, Dr. Mavis Owureku-Asare is showing the way. She shares lessons from her innovative research on finding simple solutions to solving post-harvest losses by leveraging #tech
    https://bit.ly/3x2p1OV
    @csir_ghana

    Our mission: to equip African #researchers & institutions to
    deliver #agricultural innovations that better respond to the needs & priorities of a diversity of #women & men across #Africa’s agri value chains
    See our progress in the 🆕#AgSpirations report! http://bit.ly/3c8qU4T

    DYK: we're equipping #youth to be a critical part of the research needed to address #ClimateChange in #Africa? 🌍

    Celebrate #WorldEnvironmentDay with us & read our new #AgSpirations report to see more of how we're supporting #GenerationRestoration: http://bit.ly/3c8qU4T

    👩🏿‍🔬 Improving the numbers & experiences of women in #STEM
    ♀️ Strengthening the pipeline of women in leadership
    👩🏿‍🌾Addressing the needs of women #farmers
    @AWARDFellowship is empowering women across #Africa! Learn more in our 🆕#AgSpirations report.
    https://bit.ly/2R0E4cK

    Vacancy announcement!
    Paris School of Economics in collaboration with @CAS_CGIAR is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow.
    Deadline: Until the position is filled
    For more info and how to apply, visit: https://bit.ly/2SVTH5V

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