The second Arab woman in science & technology conference was held from 5th to 7th May 2014, in Khartoum, Sudan.

There are plenty of high qualified women in science and technology and more scientist women are staffed in universities and R&D in the world. This growing scientifically skilled community assumed to contribute to the Arab world economic growth and to the economic competitiveness through innovation.

The launch of the enterprise network that gathers specialized Arab women researchers and pioneers in the areas of science and technology is extremely essential. Therefore, the second conference on women in Science and Technology is considered following the great success of the first conference of Arab Women in Science and Technology, entitled: (Empower Arab women working in science and technology in the social and economic development). The conference will be in collaboration with Sudan Ministry of Science and Communication and Africa City of Technology (ACT) highlighting the successes and contribution of women in science and technology development in the Arab world.


  • Communications, information and Space technology.
  • Agriculture and Food technology.
  • Environment, Energy and Water.
  • Life sciences and biotechnology.
  • Basic sciences and Engineering.