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Next Science in Exile webinar: “Long-term support of refugee and displaced scientists: the power of mentorship”

The webinar takes place on 30 September 2021, 13:00-14:30 (Rome Time).

News from Sep 13, 2021

The webinar explores existing mentorship programs for at-risk, displaced, and refugee scholars and scientists. Through discussions with mentors and mentees and the hosting organizations, the aim is to identify good practices, gaps, and the benefits of mentorship. The webinar chaired by Peter McGrath, Coordinator, InterAcademy Partnership and TWAS Science Policy/Science Diplomacy program, and Robin Perutz, Emeritus Professor, University of York, fellow of The Royal Society, and Science in Exile Steering Committee member will feature: 

  • • Rana Dajani, professor of molecular biology at Hashemite university, Jordan, president of Society for advancement of science and technology in the Arab World (SASTA), and founder of Three Circles of Alemat.
  • • Eqbal M. A. Dauqan, associate professor of biochemistry, Nutrition department, University of Oslo, Norway, president of Yemeni Association for Science and Technology for Development (OWSD national chapter).
  • • Olga Palinkasev Gregorian, senior advisor and head of scholar support services, The Institute of International Education's Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF), United States.
  • • Christina Rogers, managing director, Academics in Solidarity, Center for International Cooperation, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

Please Register here and attend the webinar on 30 September 2021, 1:00 P.M.-2:30 P.M. (Rome time).

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