Social Well-Being

With the pressure of school, work, deadlines and submissions, personal expectations vs societal expectations, we often neglect our social-well being. In this section of our website we highlight all that is related to physical, mental and emotional health. We feature scientists who share scientific, professional and personal insights on these aspects. We also share articles on the latest in research and science relating to different topics. If you would like to contribute and be featured on our website click here!


Let’s get physical with Nokuthula Dubazane


In a time when work or school can get so busy, we hardly find time to dedicate to ourselves and our passions. How does Nokuthula manage to train regularly at the break of dawn and still excel in her career? Why did she chose to also pursue a post-graduate degree? She answers all of your questions here.

Ask a Doctor: Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Many of us have been or know someone who has been affected by breast cancer. As busy students and professionals, we often neglect our bodies and don’t pay attention to the slight changes that may gradually occur.  BWIS reached out to Dr. Nonyameko Ndlovu to raise awareness of this increasingly common disease. We also get to know Dr. Ndlovu on a more personal level as she share her medical school journey towards becoming a professional doctor, her experiences and interests. Read more the article by clicking here.