International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science, under the theme: 'Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth', focuses on the reality that science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of internationally agreed development goals. This day was implemented by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, to address diversity and inclusion in the science sector. To discuss further, Samora Mangesi spoke to Naadia van der Bergh, secretary at the Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering..