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The first Vietnamese university to open a Women in Development Club

 

Associate Professor, Dr Dang Xuan Binh – Chairman of Labour Union presented the Decision on establishing a Club for Women in Development to the Club’s Management Board
Associate Professor, Dr Dang Xuan Binh – Chairman of Labour Union presented the Decision on establishing a Club for Women in Development to the Club’s Management Board

 Education & Times Newspaper – The Women in Development Club which is under Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TUAF) organized its inaugural session with an impressive mission – Unite and Cooperate for Shared Development.

“The club determined its four main tasks are: Consulting the University leaders in supporting policies for women staff and students in science research and education for personal improvement; Organizing talks and skills development training to raise awareness about personal healthcare, love, marriage, and family; Connecting female lecturers and students to workshops/forums/programs held by Central Women's Union, Provincial Women's Union, domestic and foreign organizations, and introducing female intellectuals, successful business women to promote products made by the university’s female lecturers and students; Holding culture, art, sport, and charity activities to involve disadvantaged, ethnic minority communities. ” – said Dr Phan Thi Thu Hang, Vice Director of the Club.

Dr Phan Thi Thu Hang Vice Director of the Women in Development Club delivered a speech
Dr Phan Thi Thu Hang, Vice Director of the Women in Development Club, delivered a speech

Currently, key members of the Women in Development Club are TUAF’s lecturers and staff who participated in an Australia Awards Short Course – Women in Leadership Journey. The Management Board comprises 12 members with 4 units: Department for professional knowledge, Department for entrepreneurship, Department for personal development; and Department of membership.

Associate Professor Dr Tran Van Dien Rector of Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry delivering a speech
Associate Professor, Dr Tran Van Dien – Rector of Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry delivering a speech

“Ever since our university leaders and staff had the opportunity to participate in short training courses provided by the Aus4Skills, many activities have substantially changed, the inauguration of this club is one of these positive innovations” – said Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Van Dien, Rector of TUAF at the inaugural session.

Right after the inaugural session, the Women in Development Club signed cooperation agreements with other organizations.

Below are some photos of the inauguration ceremony:

Agricultural products raised by TUAF lecturers
Agricultural products raised by TUAF’s lecturers

Associate Professor Dr Tran Van Dien TUAF Rector learning about creative handmade products made by the universitys female lecturers
Associate Professor, Dr Tran Van Dien, TUAF’s Rector, learning about creative handmade products made by the university’s female lecturers

Products of science research activities by the university female lecturers
Products of science research activities by the university’s female lecturers

Ethnic minority female students participate in the ceremony
Ethnic minority female students participate in the ceremony

Aus4Skills representatives participate in the ceremony
Aus4Skills representatives participate in the ceremony

A warm up activity at the beginning of the ceremony
A warm-up activity at the beginning of the ceremony

The Women in Development Club TUAF signed cooperation agreements with some organizations
The Women in Development Club, TUAF signed cooperation agreements with some organizations.

Source: Translation of an article on Education and Times Newspaper