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The Fourth Annual HERS-EA Academy is taking place completely online!

The Covid-19 pandemic has reshaped how we live, interact, and work in ways we are only beginning to understand. To reimagine leadership in the face of a global pandemic, HERS-EA is planning for a remote 4th Academy. While the event was initially planned to take place in Uganda led by HERS-EA East African Country Directors, …

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HERS-EA Announce New Book in Production

Higher Education Resource Services East Africa (HERS-EA) and publisher, Peter Lang, are pleased to announce the creation of a book is in progress. The educational non-profit organization which aims to advance women leadership and management in East Africa is setting its sights on a book. The book seeks to “reimagine female leadership.” The theme is …

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Cabinet Minister gives locally made reusable sanitary pads the thumbs up

This year’s International Women’s Day celebrations in Bulambuli District were held on Saturday, 9th March 2019, with a focus on Menstrual Hygiene. The Guest of Honour, the Hon. Engineer Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, hailed a local women’s group, Elgon Pads, supported by HERS-EA and a UK based charity, African Village Support …

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HERS-EA team attended IHERLD launch in Nairobi, Kenya

The Chairperson, HERS-EA Board, Dr Margaret Khaitsa and HERS-EA Coordinator, Ms Naomi Lumutenga attended the launch of the Institute of Higher Education, Research and Leadership Development (IHERLD) on 30/1/2019 at The United States International University (USIU)-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya – at the invitation of the Vice-Chancellor, USIU. The vision of IHERLD is to advance research, …

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HERS-EA Co-ordinator delivers a keynote address at Mekelle University

HERS-EA Co-ordinator delivers a keynote address at Mekelle University in Ethiopia on women in science, business and leadership    Does the World need women in Science?   In the area of infectious diseases and of poverty, for example, the absence of women scientists means a lack of diverse perspectives essential to addressing gender dimensions and …

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