UCT’s Women’s Day lunch celebrates trans women and women in research

18 August 2022 | Director Roxanne Harris & Ruairi Abrahams. Videography Ruairi Abrahams & Boikhutso Ntsoko. Video Edit Boikhutso Ntsoko. Photo Lerato Maduna.

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Vice-Chancellor, Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng hosted a Women’s Day lunch at Graça Machel Hall on 10 August 2022, with the theme: “Yes, trans women are women”.

#ForWomxnByWomxn research grantees – Professor Janet Hapgood, Dr Katye Altieri and Dr Robyn Pickering – gave updates on their exciting research projects.

The keynote address was presented by Liberty Matthyse, a self-identified trans woman and  executive director of Gender DynamiX, the first registered, Africa-based public benefit organisation that focuses solely on trans and gender-diverse communities and movements in the Southern African region.

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