Shattering the glass ceiling for women in weather: Ghanaian climate scientist shares successes and systemic barriers

By Lauren Phillips, University of Leeds As a young girl growing up in Ghana, Dr. Winifred Atiah was fascinated by the weather forecasts she watched on TV with her family. While some childhood passions fade with age, Atiah’s was a launch point for her career in meteorology and climate science. Despite being classed as an … Read more Shattering the glass ceiling for women in weather: Ghanaian climate scientist shares successes and systemic barriers

Lead researchers from CINSERE, ForPAc and HIGHWAY share project insights in African SWIFT webinar

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this year’s science meeting, SWIFT Progress: Transforming Weather Forecasting Science in Africa, is taking place entirely online throughout the month of June. To kick off the annual gathering and to make the most of our new online format, the African SWIFT team is pleased to host a free webinar on … Read more Lead researchers from CINSERE, ForPAc and HIGHWAY share project insights in African SWIFT webinar