AfNWA main objectives

  • To strengthen and promote female participation in astronomy in Africa,
  • To bring together women that work in astronomy in Africa,
  • To strengthen the links between female researchers, share in an easier way any relevant information, strengthen collaborations, etc.,
  • To strengthen support and supervision between senior and young female astronomers,
  • To explore the ways to retain women in astronomy,
  • To promote astronomy, space science, and science in general within young girls for empowering them to do science,
  • To give more visibility to the work that female astronomers are doing in Africa, and that African female astronomers are doing around the globe,
  • To strengthen research and leadership capacities of female astronomers, and
  • To ensure female participation in the current and future developments of astronomy and science in Africa.

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