Regional training workshop for women in science, technology and innovation

Rabat: 03/10/2019

Regional training workshop for women in science, technology and innovation

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), in cooperation with the Bruneian National Commission for ISESCO, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), and the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry in Brunei Darussalam, will hold a regional training workshop on developing leadership talents of women in science, technology and innovation (STI), in Bandar Seri Begawan, on 7-9 October 2019.

The workshop seeks to build leadership skills for the participating women, identify the true causes of the quality gap in STI, set up communication and orientation networks and encourage women to engage in small and medium-size projects.

The workshop will bring together a number of women working in STI fields and experts from Brunei Darussalam, Algeria, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Tunisia, and Egypt.

ISESCO will be represented in this event by Dr. Aicha Bammoun, Programme Specialist at the Directorate of Science and Technology.

It is worth mentioning that the workshop is organized as part of the celebration of Bandar Seri Begawan as 2019 Capital of Islamic Culture for the Asian region.