Gender STI Co-Design Labs: America and Europe Agenda

Gender STI Co-Design Labs: Tackling Gender Equality in STI Worldwide Draft Agenda Co-Design Labs for Participants from America and Europe Lab 1: Wednesday, 15 September 2021 from 14:30 to 17:30 CET Lab 2: Thursday, 16 September 2021 from 14:30 to 17:30 CET Lab 3: Thursday, 7 October 2021 from 14:30 to 17:30 CET The Co-Design ... Read more

Gender STI Hosts Workshop on Integrating the Gender Perspective at IEEE BHI – BSN 2021

The Gender STI project is excited to address the topic of gender equality in science, technology and innovation (STI) at the renowned IEEE BHI – BSN 2021 Conference from July 27 to 30. Gender STI will host the “Integrating the Gender Perspective in Science, Technology and Innovation” workshop on at the IEEE BHI – BSN ... Read more

Gender STI Launches Survey on Gender Equality in International Cooperation in STI

The GENDER STI project on Monday launched a survey that aims to assess the current state of gender equality in international cooperation in science, technology and innovation (STI). Specifically, the survey will analyze gender equality in bilateral and multilateral agreements between European Member States, Associated Countries and selected third countries. The “Survey on Gender Equality ... Read more

22 Lessons From Women Leaders in Science, Technology and Innovation for International Women’s Day 2021

Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership featured the stories of 22 amazing women leaders from all over the globe for International Women's Day 2021.

For International Women’s Day, the Gender STI project launched #WomenInLeadership, a campaign to celebrate women leaders in science, technology and innovation (STI). Our partners nominated a variety of women leaders who were making a difference in their communities and fields, from professors and researchers to business executives and political leaders. On the big day, we ... Read more

Rachel Chikwamba: "The Sky Is the Limit, and Gender Has Nothing to Do With Your Possibilities"

Rachel Chikwamba, CSIR Group Executive, is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Rachel Chikwamba was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa. She is the Group Executive: Chemicals, Agriculture, Food and Health at CSIR. In this role, she leads the implementation of the CSIR’s research, development and ... Read more

May D. Wang: "I Overcame Challenges by Being Nice, Assertive and Working Twice as Hard"

May D. Wang, a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

May D. Wang was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by Inmark Europa in Spain. She is a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University and director of the Biomedical Big Data Initiative. Wang is also a GCC Scholar, Kavli Fellow, FAIMBE, FIAMBE, ... Read more

Rocío Ortiz López: "Women Should Follow Their Instincts and Be Persistent and Passionate"

Rocío Ortiz López, a professor at Tec de Monterrey, is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Rocío Ortiz López was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico. She is professor at Tec de Monterrey and leader of a cancer research group. Ortiz specialized in molecular biology of disease and genomic medicine but slowly made her way into ... Read more

Aleksandra Krstikj: "Every Woman Leader Today Is an Icebreaker"

Aleksandra Krstikj, research professor at Tec de Monterrey, is one of Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership nominees.

Aleksandra Krstikj was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico. She is a full-time research professor at Tec de Monterrey's School of Architecture, Art, and Design. Her research focuses on problems related to urban conservation of historic centers and sustainable land ... Read more

Liedi Bernucci: "Innovation Is for Creative, Free and Intelligent People, Regardless of Gender"

Liedi Bernucci, dean of the Polytechnic School at the Universidade de São Paulo, is a nominee for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership campaign.

Liedi Bernucci was nominated for Gender STI's #WomenInLeadership Campaign, which celebrates women leaders in science, technology and innovation, by the Universidade de São Paulo in Brazil. She is the Dean of the Polytechnic School of the Universidade de São Paulo (POLI/USP) and a Full Professor for Infrastructure and Transportation Engineering. Additionally, Bernucci is also Head ... Read more