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From 11th to 14th June 2019 the International Seminar on Museum Governance of the women’s museums of Senegal and Quebec 2019 took place in the Women’s Museum Henriette Bathily in Dakar, Senegal. Here you can find the IAWM report on the conference.

Louise Senechal is currently doing an internship at the Musée de la Femme Marrakech and describes in the following report her personal view and feedback of the seminar in Senegal:

Louise Senechal, intern at the Women’s Museum Marrakesh.

Le séminaire international sur la gouvernance des musées a eu lieu à Dakar du 11 au 14 juin 2019. Rassemblant des professionnels de plusieurs pays (Sénégal, Québec, Cameroun, Burkina Faso, Italie et France), ce séminaire avait pour but de réfléchir à un renforcement des collaborations entre les musées du Sénégal et ceux du Québec et de réfléchir ensemble aux différents modes de gestion muséaux. Continue reading


Gül Aydin is a Museum Studies Master student at Dokuz Eylül University in Turkey. For a while she has been in contact with the Women’s Museum Istanbul and took part in the Women’s Museums conference in Istanbul in October 2016. Through the close collaboration between women’s museums she got the possibility to do an internship at the Women’s Museum Museum Frauenkultur Regional-International in Fürth, Germany. We are delighted that young women and museology students bring so much interest and enthusiasm to women’s museums!

In this video Gül Aydin speaks about her new museological experiences: