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 “Improving and harmonizing statistical evidence on gender and diversity in STEM to guide STI policies”.
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 “...
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...
24 Oct 2018
The Latin American and Caribbean Open Science Forum 2018 (CiLAC 2018) was held in Panama City, 22‐24 October 2018. The forum brings together the best scientists and decision makers of the region and is a platform to offer recommendations for sustainable solutions and mechanisms that support science policies in Latin America and the Caribbean; in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...
24 Oct 2018
GenderInSITE present Tools for Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s Issues in the New Urban Agenda at CiLAC Forum 2018
GenderInSITE invited two eminent professors and architects to present on the subject of Tools for Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s Issues in the New Urban Agenda, at CiLAC Forum, in Panama City, 22-24 October 2018: Professor Inés Sanchez de Madariaga, UNESCO Chair of Gender Equality Policies in Science, Technology and Innovation and Professor of Urban Planning at the Universidad Politécnica...
10 Oct 2018
Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ummy Mwalimu issued the directives in Dar es Salaam yesterday during her keynote speech to officiate a National Dialogue on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Teenage Pregnancy, and Child Marriage.
04 Oct 2018
On 2 October 2018, Canadian Physicist Donna Strickland became the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Physics since Maria Goeppert-Mayer in 1963. Strickland shares the prize with colleages Arthur Ashkin and Gérard Mourou for their groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics. UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay said of this landmark occasion for women in science, “In particular,...
13 Aug 2018
According to Ministry of Education figures, women accounted for only 38.63 per cent of overall PhD students in China in 2016, but accounted for 50.6 per cent of all postgraduates. Some observers say marriage and children change women’s priorities, but others point to the structure of China’s higher education system. “There is a misogynist rhetoric against female PhDs who are labelled as a ‘third...