Women and Africa’s COVID-19 recovery


This roundtable will consider the impact of COVID-19 on African women and girls and the opportunities and challenges that have arisen for them since the pandemic. Speakers will also explore women’s roles in shaping responses to COVID-19. As the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) celebrates 30 years of promoting human security in Africa, join our panel of leading women to discuss how to build a more inclusive and prosperous continent.

Simultaneous English–French interpretation will be provided.

Chairperson: Ottilia Anna Maunganidze, Head of Special Projects, ISS


Dr Frannie Léautier, Senior Partner, SouthBridge group

Dr Chandré Gould, Senior Research Fellow, ISS

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