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Areas of women empowerment

  • Gender-based violence
  • Equity and equality
  • Mental health
  • Occupational health and wellness
  • Financial management
  • Marriage and parental dynamics

UFS Women’s Forum Dialogue Circles

The aim of the enterprising circle is to create an inclusive, diverse, innovative cross-industry working group that convenes representatives from business, policymakers, experts, scientists, international organisations, NGOs, and academia to engage for a long-term positive impact on issues where women are disproportionately impacted in society.

The Enterprising Circle

The enterprising circle consists of four high-level collaborative working groups that cover key challenges and crucial issues.

#Rising4Talents initiative

Aims to distinguish highly talented young women who are on their way to becoming influential figures in our economies and societies. This initiative is a commitment to promoting women leaders and bringing the vision of rising generations to the UFS Women’s Forum.

#Women4ClimateAction

Aims to promote initiatives and solutions to empower women to lead actions against climate change and accelerate the transition to a greener economy, while raising awareness about the ways in which gender and climate intersect.

#Women4Health

Aims to improve women’s health and to explore unique and paramount ways to enhance their health status and their quality of life.

#Women4STEM

Aims to increase the representation, leadership, and impact of women with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills in an inclusive manner at all stages of the pipeline – from school to boardroom – and to highlight the strong connection between STEM skills, access to jobs, and potential for positive societal impact.



CONTACTS

Access (UAP)
Lydia Moilwa
+27 51 505 1201
MoilwaML@ufs.ac.za

Applications and Registrations: Open Distance and E-learning Programmes
Lourette Wilson
+27 51 505 1378
WilsonLA@ufs.ac.za

Distance-Education Programmes
Lebohang Seseane
+27 51 505 1452
TsekeletsaL@ufs.ac.za

Short Learning Programmes
Charlene Afrika
+27 51 505 1474
AfrikaCM@ufs.ac.za

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