11 February: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In their efforts to promote gender equality, the UN General Assembly has declared February 11th as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. SciDev.net will be hosting a Twitter discussion on such day (1-3pm GMT) by the hashtag #SciWomen. Topics will include:
– How can we break down barriers and better support women in STEM?
– How do challenges vary by region and context?
– Success stories: What works where, and what has failed?
– Has the time come to get radical? What would radical approaches togender
equality look like in different regions?
– Is the focus on conventional STEM blinkered to innovation that
flourishes in informal spaces?

Welcome to join the discussion!

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Paola Elefante

Mathematics postgrad student at University of Helsinki. Follow my math adventure on www.paolaelefante.com .

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