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BIUST hosts GEMS 2018

SHARE   |   Friday, 27 April 2018   |   By Omang Kilano
BIUST hosts GEMS 2018

Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) will host the inaugural Girls Excelling in Science and Maths  (GEMS)mentorship workshop billed for the 23rd-26th April 2018 at the main campus in Palapye.

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The four days mentorship and motivational workshop is aimed at Form 4 female students across the country who are studying pure sciences and  aspire to venture into a Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related career. The overarching objective of the programme is to provide a platform for the young GEMS to interact, share ideas and have mentors at BIUST to help cultivate their passion in STEM.

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The Guest Speakers and Programme Mentors will give presentations on various topics such as Careers in STEM, Aptitude versus Attitude, Building a Strong CV, Networking, Volunteering, and Preparing for Leadership, and Positive Self-Image & Confidence. Groups and one-on-one mentorship will be conducted throughout this event. The Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Bogolo Joy Kenewendo, will grace the occasion and deliver a Keynote Address on the topic; “Why we need women in innovation and development of industries” 



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