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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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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 “...
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10 Jul 2019
GenderInSITE Director Roseanne Diab will be presenting in a panel discussion on Lessons from institutions’ interventions to increase the number and experiences of female researchers on day two of the Global Forum on Women in Scientific Research, 08:30-10:30, alongside our sister organization, OWSD. Our Regional Focal Point for Africa will then be holding a regional launch event for our report,...
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30 Oct 2017
On 8 November, The Atlantic will hold a special event as part of its AtlanticLive series on Women in Science, highlighting recent achievements by women in STEM as well as strategies for ensuring that more female innovators flourish in the field.  The speakers for this event include Balanda Atis, Manager of L'Oreal's Women of Color Lab; Maria Freire, President and Executive Director of the...
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07 Sep 2016
On Thursday, 11 February 2016, the United Nations and partner organizations will observe the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This event, which was brought into effect by the signing of a resolution in December 2015, is a collective effort by several UN agencies including UNESCO, UN-Women,...
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30 Aug 2016
GenderInSITE will host a workshop entitled ‘Applying a Gender Lens to (Your) Research,’ for interested participants in the OWSD 5th General Assembly and International Conference who are interested in gender in science issues and would like to build their understanding of the gendered dynamics of scientific research through an interactive discussion. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, 18...
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30 Aug 2016
The relationship between energy and gender is multifaceted; women often lack access to energy for household cooking, washing and other tasks, but their input is often not included in policy and project planning. Projects in energy development that take into account women's roles and requirements with respect to energy will be more effective and sustainable than those that do not. But energy is...
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30 Aug 2016
On 4-5 July, GenderInSITE's regional focal point for Southern Africa, the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) will jointly hold a communications event in Ebene Cybercity, Mauritius to introduce a policymakers'...
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30 Aug 2016
The Gender Summits are an initiative to promote gender equality at all levels of scientific research and innovation; they convene regional and global stakeholders at conferences worldwide to demonstrate the importance of including women both as agents and subjects of scientific research, identify opportunities for change and mechanisms to implement these changes, and form communities around...