Dr. Sabo-Attwood Participates in a Leadership Event for African Women

Published: November 15th, 2017

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The Society for Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Africa Conference hosted a workshop on women’s leadership in Calabar, Nigeria October 18, 2017. The event hosted 3 speakers, Dr. Artie Gerts from the Alterra Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands, Dr Tara Sabo-Attwood from the Department of Environmental and Global Heath, University of Florida, USA, and Dr. Beatrice Opeolu from Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa.  Each speaker spoke about their professional and gender specific experiences as women in science and perspectives that are both common and unique to their home countries. The lectures were followed by interactive discussions highlighting current challenges women face and road-mapping ways that women can be more effective at work-life integration and obtaining leadership positions.