The National Assessment for Mexico will be launched on April 29, 2016 atGender Summit 8 in Mexico. A plenary panel on Participation of women and girls in science and technology education will be led by Dr. Judith Zubieta, author of the study, along with WISAT Executive Director Sophia Huyer and GenderInSITE Director Alice Abreu.
WISAT has recently ratified a new partnership with the CGIAR Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Programme (CCAFS). CCAFS brings together the science and expertise of CGIAR and partners to catalyse positive change towards climate-smart agriculture, food systems and landscapes.
Senior Associate Nancy Hafkin is one of three ITU – UN Women GEM-TECH Global Achievers recognized and honoured for their exceptional efforts to boost women’s empowerment through ICTs.
our new National Assessments on Gender and STI have been initiated in East Africa, in collaboration with OWSD and with funding from Sida. The four countries in the study are Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda.
WISAT and the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) are happy to announce that the National Assessment on Gender and STI for Argentina is now available. It is produced by Gloria Bonder – WISAT Board Member and Coordinator of the UNESCO Chair on Women in S&T in Latin America (FLACSO, Argentina).
A GenderInSITE-OWSD-WISAT Panel on “Gender Equality in the Knowledge Society: Better Analysis Through Better Information” was held at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on February 15. With funding from The Elsevier Foundation and Sida, the panel presented the results of the National Assessments on Gender and STI for Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and the USA.