Welcome to the BWIS website where we share our unique perspective on the modern female scientist. BWIS integrates academic, professional, and social-well being aspects to ensure well-roundedness. We embrace the revamped female scientist, and develop her to ensure that she is IN HER ELEMENT at all times.


Read more about BWIS here and get to know the team here.

Business and Science

BWIS Founder Ndoni Mcunu Speaking about why she founded the organisation and the importance of female scientist representation in the business sector. 

See the full workshop via our YouTube page here.

Nwabisa Mkhize

BWIS Member Nwabisa Mkhize explains what it means to be a female scientist in BWIS. Thank you Nwabisa for being a part of this powerful group of women! See more videos of our members here.


Nkhensani Mogale

Nkhensani Mogale, a young female scientist shares more about her profession as an Anatomy lecturer at the University of Pretoria. Read more in our feature article here.

August 2018

Business Skills Workshop


See more photo’s from our first BWIS Business workshops held in Durban and Johannesburg in August here. Thank you to our special guests and speakers Ms. Bathabile Mpofu, Ms. Nokwazi Mzobe and Mr. Mathieu Sacrispeyre for facilitating these sessions.

Women and Girls’ in Science Day

BWIS collaborated with SAASTA on a Women and Girls’ in the Science Day event on Johannesburg. See more photo’s from the event here.

July 2018

Scientific Writing Cape Town



See some more photo’s from our Scientific Writing Skills Workshop in Cape Town here.

Young African Scientists in Europe (YASE) 2018


BWIS International hosted a “Meet the Speakers” event at the Young African Scientists in Europe  (YASE) 2018 meeting held in Toulouse, France on the 6 July 2018. This meeting preceded the ESOF (European Science Open Forum) 2018 held in the same city of Toulouse from the 8-14 July 2018, read more.

June 2018

Event 1: Scientific Writing Skills


BWIS hosted the first professional training courses on scientific writing skills on the 9 June 2018 in Durban, 23 June in Johannesburg and 14 July in Cape Town. See more photo’s from our events here


Young, fit, free and ready for the comrades!

Miss Nokuthula Dubazane

A young environmentalist ready to conquer her first comrades marathon Read more.

Congratulations Nanta!!

Nantale served as a BWIS committee member and is currently pursuing a 6-months internship with United Nations Environment in Kenya. BWIS is extremely proud of your achievement and we wish you all the best. Thank you for your dedication and contribution to BWIS!

I consider water vital to human life. Working to safeguard water resources has become my passion and that’s when I feel most in my element – Nantale Edisa (Nsibirwa)