About

WHO ARE WE?

Black Women In Science (BWIS) is an organisation founded in 2015 by Ndoni Mcunu (CEO) and co-founded by Mantombi Ngoloyi, both PhD students studying at the University of Witwatersrand and Université Toulouse III Paul Sabatier respectively.

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 Ndoni Mcunu (left) and Mantombi Ngoloyi (right)

Purpose

Black Women In Science develops professional research and science conduct, leadership and mentorship skills for women within all scientific disciplines, in tertiary intuitions and professional environments nationally and internationally. We promote a postgraduate culture amongst African students and improve their academic experience by providing support, training, a professional network and exposure to opportunities.

Values 

 Integrity  

  • BWIS is honest and ethical in their operation. Integrity forms the basis of the organisational culture and value system.

Hard-work, Commitment & Determination

  • We believe that hard work, commitment and dedication can enable success.

Excellence

  • We believe striving towards distinction in academics and professional careers.
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BWIS KZN LEADERS