The Gender STI project supports EU gender equality strategy in R&I at the MSCA Conference 2022

Gender STI project in MSCA conference 2022 supporting EU gender equality strategy

Last May 23rd Gender STI project representative, Luciana Ayciriex from INMARK, took part in a new edition of the MSCA Conference held in Paris. INMARK partners were invited as guest speakers in the workshop to discuss different ways to close the gender gap in research and supporting the career development of female researchers. The Gender ... Read more

The Gender STI Project praises the Marseille Declaration on International Cooperation in Research and Innovation (R&I)

On March 8, 2022, the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union hold in Marseille its conference aiming to move forward with the implementation of the new strategy for international cooperation in R&I of the European Union and to better concert the Union and Member States’ approaches to third countries. The Gender STI ... Read more

Gender STI Applauds the Ljubljana Declaration on Gender Equality in Research and Innovation

The Gender STI project applauds the recent Ljubljana Declaration on gender equality in research and innovation.

The Gender STI project applauds the recent Ljubljana Declaration on gender equality in research and innovation, which acknowledges the importance of gender equality to the integrity and societal responsibility of research and urges signatories to be proactive in the creation of an inclusive scientific community.  The declaration was crafted under the Slovenian presidency of the Council of the European ... Read more

Gender STI Publishes Results From International Survey on Gender Equality in Cooperation Agreements

The Gender STI project is releasing a report with the results from its “Survey on Gender Equality in STI Bilateral and Multilateral Agreements,” an international effort to assess the state of gender equality in international cooperation agreements in science, technology, and innovation (STI). The report represents the project’s first results and has been submitted to the European ... 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