05 Feb 2020
In 2017-2019, GenderInSITE partnered with several global STEM unions on an ISC-funded project on the Gender Gap in Science: A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?, led by the IMU (International Mathematical Union) and IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry). A preliminary report has been...
20 Dec 2019
Fact Sheets on Gender in Science, Technology and Innovation in the Southern African Development Community
The GenderInSITE Regional Focal Point for Africa has produced comprehensive fact sheets on the status of gender and science in ten countries in the Southern African Development Community. The fact sheets provide information on relevant policies to gender and science, statistics on the enrolment of women and men in science degrees, the gender balance of researchers and technicians in academia, the...
28 Aug 2019
The 16th Gender Summit-Asia Pacific will be held in Singapore from 28-29 August 2019. GenderInSITE will be represented by its Director, Roseanne Diab, who will participate in a panel session on “Needs and opportunities to advance research capacity in developing countries through gender equality interventions” on Day 2, 29 August,...
21 Aug 2019
Members of Mujeres x Ingeniería [Women for Engineering], a group of female students from the University of Jujuy, Argentina, tell the GenderInSITE Regional Focal point in Latin America and the Caribbean about the foundation of the group and their next initiatives to promote gender equality in the...
18 Jul 2019
GenderInSITE will be present at the second Global Forum on Women in Scientific Research (GoFoWiSeR) to be held in Dakar, Senegal on 18 July 2019. Roseanne Diab will deliver a presentation titled “Pathways to Success”, drawing on key messages contained in the recently published report “...
16 Jul 2019
GenderInSITE's Prof Alice Abreu calls for "deep structural changes in institutions" at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Brazilian Chemical Society
This summer, the GenderInSITE report Pathways to Success: Bringing a gender lens to the scientific leadership of global challenges has been presented in three different venues in Brazil. ...
12 Jul 2019
“Women and girls must be recognised as both beneficiaries and creators of Science, Technology, and Innovation”: GenderInSITE’s Alice Abreu at the UN STI Forum
14 May 2019, New York For the first time, the Annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum 2019) included a session on Gender and Science, Technology, and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals, with the participation of Prof. Em. Alice Abreu, Director of GenderInSITE 2015-2017 and current GenderInSITE Steering...
01 May 2019
GenderInSITE Director 2015-2017, Professor Alice Abreu, presented GenderInSITE’s latest report, Pathways to Success: Bringing a Gender Lens to the Scientific Leadership of Global Challenges at two pre-meeting events of the Global Research Council in São Paolo. Professor Abreu presented Pathways to Success at the Global Research Council’s Gender Working Group event, Global Research Council...
19 Dec 2018
Former GenderInSITE Director presents on IDRC panel and chairs High-Level Session at CiLAC Forum 2018
Professor Alice Abreu, GenderInSITE’s former director, delivered a presentation at this year’s Latin American and Caribbean Science Forum (Foro CiLAC) in a panel organized by the International Development Research Center (IDRC), titled Exclusion on the investigation systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: experiences, challenges and alternatives. Her presentation focused on the strength that...
10 Dec 2018
GenderInSITE report completed: "Pathways to Success: Bringing a Gender Lens to the Scientific Leadership of Global Challenges"
We are delighted to inform our colleagues and partners that GIS has completed the report Pathways to Success: Bringing a Gender Lens to the Scientific Leadership of Global Challenges, which explores the issue of women’s leadership in science. Through...