This roundtable will consider the impact of COVID-19 on African women and girls and the opportunities and challenges that have arisen for them since the pandemic. Speakers will also explore women’s roles in shaping responses to COVID-19. As the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) celebrates 30 years of promoting human security in Africa, join our panel of leading women to discuss how to build a more inclusive and prosperous continent.
Simultaneous English–French interpretation will be provided.
Chairperson: Ottilia Anna Maunganidze, Head of Special Projects, ISS
Dr Frannie Léautier, Senior Partner, SouthBridge group
Dr Chandré Gould, Senior Research Fellow, ISS
The ISS is grateful for support from the members of the ISS Partnership Forum: the Hanns Seidel Foundation, the European Union, the Open Society Foundations and the governments of Canada, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the USA.