RAWISE and Rwanda OWSD National Chapter were launched on 23rd march, 2018. Rwanda OWSD National Chapter which will be hosted by RAWISE, is the international forum with the objective of strengthening women scientists role in the developing process and promoting their representation in scientific and technological leadership.
The launch event was held at the Lemigo Hotel in Kigali, and was attended by the Director General for Science, Technology and Research in the Ministry of Education Dr. Marie-Christine GASINGIRWA, The president of Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) Prof. Jennifer Thomson, OWSD Coordinator Tonya Blowers, RAWISE members , OWSD members, and sponsors. The event included speeches by Dr. Gasingirwa, Prof. Thomson, the chairperson of RAWISE Alice Ikuzwe, and others, followed by a cake cutting and dinner.
Photos from the event can be seen on : https://www.flickr.com/photos/140899810@N06/sets/72157667040093938