Professor Roseanne Diab
Director, GenderInSITE (Gender in Science, Innovation, Technology and Engineering), TWAS
Prof. Roseanne Diab is the former Executive Officer of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and Emeritus Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is a Member of ASSAf and is recognised for her research contributions in the field of atmospheric sciences, particularly air quality, climate change and tropospheric ozone variability. She is a Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, the South African Geographical Society, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the African Academy of Sciences. She is currently Director of the global initiative, GenderInSITE, which is based in Trieste, Italy. She has served as Co-chair of the Gender Advisory Panel of The World Academy of Sciences and represents GenderInSITE on the panel. She has been a Fulbright senior research scholar and has been a member of a number of international bodies such as the International Ozone Commission (IOC).
17:00-18:30 21 November
Thematic Sessions II. d. Gender Equality in STI: An Ethical Issue
Based on a recent report published by GenderInSITE, titled Pathways to Success, the presentation will focus on the gender dimension of global scientific leadership and reflect on the ethical aspects. Despite no clear signposting for women scientific leaders to navigate their way, their pathways to success could assist others seeking to follow in their footsteps.