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06 Nov 2017
From 6-8 November, more than 600 participants will gather at Gender Summit 11 - North America in Montreal, Canada to explore the theme of “Embracing pluralism and thriving through diversity – shaping science and innovation.”   The Gender Summits are a series of international conferences that...
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30 Oct 2017
On 8 November, The Atlantic will hold a special event as part of its AtlanticLive series on Women in Science, highlighting recent achievements by women in STEM as well as strategies for ensuring that more female innovators flourish in the field.  The speakers for this event include Balanda Atis, Manager of L'Oreal's Women of Color Lab; Maria Freire, President and Executive Director of the...
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30 Oct 2017
GenderInSITE is paying homage to Prof. Geoffrey Oldham, one of the initiative's founding partners and a member of the GIS Steering Committee from 2011 to 2017.  Prof. Oldham passed away on October 1, 2017, and his life and achievements are being celebrated at...
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13 Oct 2017
On 4-6 September, a group of international experts on gender and innovation gathered in Pretoria, South Africa for the GenderInSITE-Elsevier Foundation workshop on Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development.  The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) coordinated this workshop, was...
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11 Aug 2017
  With the UNESCO International Symposium and Policy Forum ‘Cracking the Code: Girls’ Education in STEM’ now just a few weeks away, GenderInSITE's partner UNESCO is profiling women who are making a real impact in science, tech, engineering and maths. If one or all of these women have inspired you, UNESCO invites you to share them as examples of amazing women who have excelled in STEM, using the...
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09 Aug 2017
The two most commonly used indices are the World Economic Forum's Gender Gap Index (GGI) and the United Nations Development Program's ...
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09 Aug 2017
Lack of access to water and sanitation results in women working in an ... The Guidelines for Integrating Gender-based Violence Interventions in ...
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08 Aug 2017
Similarly, Oracle has invested $3 million to educate girls in STEM fields ... Even Google, who had some gender and diversity-related issues a few ...
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08 Aug 2017
The Gender Gap Cannot Be Measured in Just Dollars ... Young girls and women collecting water from a water spring situated in a cabbage field ...
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08 Aug 2017
The episode also underscores the struggles that women face in STEM and related ... time-consuming field that requires extensive and expensive education. ... The gender gap in medicine, as with STEM overall, is prevalent in both ...