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Women academicians across Tigray convened at Axum Hotel on October 11, 2020. The forum was organized by Government of Tigray Regional state in collaboration with the four Governmental Universities in the region. The purpose of the gathering is to establish ‘Tigray Women academicians’ forum’. 

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Yetimwork Gebremeskel (PhD), Head of Tigray regional state women’s affair, indicated that the forum has paramount importance to create a platform for women to address challenges and provide support for women in different sectors such as legal support, academic mentoring, research, and other women advocacy.  She added, “this would be an opportunity for us to keep on the legacies of our predecessors.”

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The participants gave their reflection on the importance of the platform to bring challenges of women forward.

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 Women representatives from four of the Universities attended the forum.