16 Jul 2018
The gender imbalances in venture capital investment and in high-growth technology companies are well cited. Only 9% of decision makers in VC are ...
18 Jun 2018
GenderInSITE has partnered with several international scientific unions as well as OWSD and UNESCO in the ICSU-funded project, A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It? This project aims to gather...
14 May 2018
GenderInSITE is hiring! We are now accepting applications for the position of GenderInSITE Special Advisor. This is a contract position of 11 months for individual consultants. The GIS Special Advisor will liaise closely with the GIS Steering Committee in order to develop a strategy for the best means to sustain the activities and influence of GIS beyond the current funding (due to end in...
23 Feb 2018
A proceedings report from the September 2018 workshop Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development is now available. This report from the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) provides a summary of...
06 Nov 2017
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...
30 Oct 2017
GenderInSITE is paying homage to Prof. Geoffrey Oldham, one of the initiative's founding partners and a member of the GIS Steering Committee from 2011 to 2017. Prof. Oldham passed away on October 1, 2017, and his life and achievements are being celebrated at...
13 Oct 2017
Food security and gender equality and women's empowerment are ... to challenge humanity if gender disparities in agriculture, food security and ...
13 Oct 2017
Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development - A GenderInSITE-Elsevier Foundation workshop
On 4-6 September, a group of international experts on gender and innovation gathered in Pretoria, South Africa for the GenderInSITE-Elsevier Foundation workshop on Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development. The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) coordinated this workshop, was...
11 Aug 2017
With the UNESCO International Symposium and Policy Forum ‘Cracking the Code: Girls’ Education in STEM’ now just a few weeks away, GenderInSITE's partner UNESCO is profiling women who are making a real impact in science, tech, engineering and maths. If one or all of these women have inspired you, UNESCO invites you to share them as examples of amazing women who have excelled in STEM, using the...