The Deputy Minister for Higher Education and Training, Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize, addressed all women working for the Department of Higher Education and Training today, 30 August 2011. The theme of the meeting is “Writing: Record Your Experiences as a South African Woman”.
The theme talks to the need for women to be writers and record their experiences at work, at home and elsewhere. More than 600 staff members are attending, including Deputy Directors-General. The facilitator of the event is Dr Sindiswa Magona: author, story-teller and writer. Also present is Mrs Elinor Sisulu, author of the best-selling book “Walter and Albertina Sisulu: In our Lifetime”.
The full speech is attached: