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25 Jan 2021
Phyllis Kalele, coordinator of the GenderInSITE focal point in Africa, describes how family responsibilities, a lack of mentorship, and ‘old boys’ clubs’ are some of the challenges faced by women working in science across the African continent.
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15 Dec 2020
GenderInSITE has just released its latest publication: Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development: A GenderInSITE Policy Brief, that can be downloaded here. The final outcome of The GenderInSITE Elsevier Foundation Thematic Workshop Gender and Innovation:...
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09 Dec 2020
Recently, START, in partnership with GenderInSITE, held two virtual reflection dialogues focused on supporting African women and their pathways to success in science leadership. ...
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25 Nov 2020
​Women in Science webinar - 30 November 2020  You can register here for the optional session  https://portiaweb.org.uk/assets/forms/gs18v2/  
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21 Oct 2020
GenderInSITE in collaboration with START will be hosting a webinar on African Women in Science Leadership on Thursday, 29 October 2020. Specifically, START and GenderInSITE are seeking to convene diverse perspectives and voices from across Africa to: Learn more from one another about what scientific leadership looks like for women working in African contexts and what unique...
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05 Oct 2020
Prof. Roseanne Diab, Emeritus Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal and Director of GenderInSITE, South Africa, will be a speaker at the STS Forum 2020 on 6 October in a session titled “Promoting Inclusive Growth in Science and Technology” .  Link: https://www.stsforum.org/kyoto2020/details/?sessionid=401
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15 Sep 2020
Former GenderInSITE Director, Prof Alice Abreu, attended the first meeting of the newly-established Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science. GenderInSITE is a founding member of this committee, which is an offshoot of the Gender Gap in Science project. 
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17 Jun 2020
Together with her research team, Carolina Carrillo has developed a rapid and low cost test for the detection of COVID-19. In an exclusive interview with Gloria Bonder, Carrillo speaks about her work on COVID-19, as well as her career, and her dedication to gender equality in science. Gloria Bonder is the Coordinator of GenderInSITE's Regional Focal Point for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC...
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14 May 2020
Created in 1998, the International Awards L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science honours - every year -  5 eminent women scientists from 5 regions of the world. This year, these exceptional researchers are rewarded for their important contributions to the fields of Physical sciences, Mathematics and Computer science. An award of €100,000 is given to each of the five laureates selected by a jury of...