Conference Programme

The Programme for the March 27th, 2021 Improving Women’s Retention in Higher Education Conference is as follows.


Opening Speech: Tessy Antony de Nassau President and Co-Founder of PROWIBO

  • 13:00 to 13:05 GMT/ 9:00 AM To 9:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Panel I, Improving Female Student Retention

Moderator, Rachel Warnick, Trustee for PROWIBO

  • Times
    • Discussion
      • 13:05 to 14:00 GMT/ 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
    • Q&A
      • 14:00 to 14:30 GMT/ 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT
  • Panellists
    • Meenakshi Narain, Professor of Physics at Brown University and a Member of the CERN Laboratory
    • Ren-Neasha Blake, PH.D. Student in Public Administration and Policy at Old Dominion University
    • Rashi Yadav, Law Student at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

Break

  • 14:30 to 14:05 GMT/ 10:30 AM to 10:35 AM EDT

Panel II, Improving Female Faculty Retention

Moderator & Conference Co-Organiser, Jacqueline Akello, Higher Education Manager and Institution Development Consultant

  • Times
    • Discussion
      • 14:35 to 15:35 GMT/ 10:35 AM to 11:35 PM EDT
    • Q&A
      • 15:35 to 16:05 GMT/ 11:35 PM to 12:05 PM EDT
    • Panellists
      • Handan Tezel, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Ottawa
      • Viviana Meschitti, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management at the University of Huddersfield
      • Meena Rajesh, Vice Chancellor at G H Raisoni University

Closing Remarks

  • 16:05 to 16:15 GMT/ 12:05 PM to 12:15 PM EDT