Women in Surgery Africa (WiSA)
What are we?
WiSA is a membership group which provides support to female surgeons, surgeons in training and medical students in the 14 member countries of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA).
I was born on 8th March 1985 in Oranjemund Namibia.
Grants Winner's Story
I am in my 4th year of Paediatric Surgery training with COSECSA at Harare Central Children Hospital in Zimbabwe. Winning the RCSI Travel Grant enabled me to travel to Maputo, Mozambique where I wrote and passed my MCS examinations. Attending the WISA meeting and COSECSA annual congress allowed me to meet many great women and men in surgery and network with them....
WiSA Formidable Firsts
WiSA Formidable Firsts recognizes Women surgeons in East, Central and Southern Africa member countries who have contributed significantly to surgery and related disciplines within the region and have shattered the glass ceiling, standing out exemplary leaders and inspiring the next generation of women surgeons
WiSA aims to promote professional networking and encourage multi-centre collaborations.
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