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Commemoration of Women’s Day: Celebrating Women in Space Science and Astronomy at IAU-GA2024

Join us for an inspiring and educational event at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on 9 August as we commemorate Women’s Day by celebrating the remarkable contributions of women in science and astronomy. This special occasion is open to the public, and we warmly invite you and your families to attend and be part of this enriching experience.

Event Highlights:

  • Date: 9 August

  • Time: 11:00 – 14:00

Keynote Speakers and Talks:

We are honoured to host a lineup of distinguished women scientists and astronomers who will share their journeys, challenges, and achievements. Their talks aim to inspire the next generation of scientists and highlight the pivotal role women play in advancing scientific knowledge.

The event will feature:

  • Engaging talks and activities led by women in astronomy and space science

  • Thrilling science shows

  • Fascinating exhibitions

  • Tabletop telescope building

  • Interactions with leading astronomers

Come and be inspired by the incredible stories and achievements of women in science and astronomy. Let’s celebrate Women’s Day by acknowledging their contributions and encouraging a future where women continue to thrive in these fields. The event is free to attend and open to all ages and genders.

We look forward to seeing you and your family at this momentous event!