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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...
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27 Feb 2020
The coordinator of the GenderInSITE Regional Focal Point for Latin America and the Caribbean, Gloria Bonder, was interviewed by UNESCO about girls’ and women’s engagement in STEM education and careers in Latin America in advance of the International Day for Girls and Women in Science. In the interview she noted that in Latin America, 45% of the region’s researchers are women, exceeding the global...
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07 Feb 2020
Translated from Daniela Klebis - Jornal da Ciência The Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science (SBPC) announces the winners of the 1st edition of the "Carolina Bori Ciência & Mulher" Award. Helena Bonciani Nader, full professor at the Federal University of São Paulo...
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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...
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15 Jan 2020
Women's Leadership in the Global Science System 10:00-11:30 Saturday, February 15, 2020 As gender equality and gender equity in science receive ever-increasing attention amongst decision-makers, the gender gap in scientific leadership stands out prominently as an unresolved challenge. This session provides three perspectives that address the issue of women’s leadership in the...
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20 Dec 2019
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...
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18 Nov 2019
This year's World Science Forum will take place at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 20-23 November 2019. GenderInSITE are holding a Thematic Session on Gender Equality in STI: an Ethical Issue, together with UNESCO, OWSD, South Africa's National Research Foundation, and the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology of...
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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,...
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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...
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27 Jul 2019
GenderInSITE report, Pathways to Success: Bringing a gender lens to the scientific leadership of global challenges, was presented as one of the keynote conferences of the Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science, SBPC (...