The speakers included Gerda Siann, a social psychologist with a particular interest in gender issues, and John Hosie, a youth worker from a well-renowned young people¹s health and information project.
spoke on Gender Issues and Young People
studied at the Universities of Cape Town, Zambia and Edinburgh
.While most of her
working life has been spent in Scotland, she
has taught and carried out research in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Nigeria and Pakistan.She
approaches psychology from a cross-cultural perspective.A Fellow of the British Psychological Society, she has published extensively.She is also emeritus professor of the University of Dundee where she held a chair in gender relations from 1996-2000, as well as a visiting professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Glasgow.