News | 21 September 2021

Gender Summit 20 (2021) - LAC

The Gender Summit 20 (2021 – LAC, the third held in Latin America ( is taking place from 15th to 23rd September 2021 as a virtual event. GS20 (2021) – LAC is led by the British Council Brasil, the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) and Portia, with the support of IADB, the British Embassy in Brazil, Elsevier and the German Research Foundation. The event will be delivered in English with simultaneous interpretation into Spanish and Portuguese. Participation is free.

The Gender Summit (, created in 2011, is a platform for dialogue where scientists, policymakers, gender scholars and stakeholders in science systems examine new research evidence showing when, why, and how biological differences (sex) and socio-cultural differences (gende) impact on outcomes. The aim is to reach consensus where improvements to science knowledge and science practice are needed and who should take action.