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17 Jul 2018
GenderInSITE co-chair, Dr Shirley Malcom, attended the inauguration of the International Science Council (ISC). The ISC is newly formed of an historic merger between the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC). The ISC's vision emphasises the advancement of "...
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16 Jul 2018
In Bangladesh, one of the main social challenges presented by climate change is the furthered entrenchment of preexisting systemic gender inequality ...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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06 Nov 2017
From 6-8 November, more than 600 participants will gather at Gender Summit 11 - North America in Montreal, Canada to explore the theme of “Embracing pluralism and thriving through diversity – shaping science and innovation.”   The Gender Summits are a series of international conferences that...
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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...
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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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13 Oct 2017
Food security and gender equality and women's empowerment are ... to challenge humanity if gender disparities in agriculture, food security and ...