Dr. Gloria Bonder, member of the WISAT Board of Directors, was interviewed by Nature blogs about her work in women, science and gender equality in Latin America. She talks about recent data on women in science, and what is needed in policy and education, including more qualitative research on women who are successfully developing careers in engineering, technology and science.
Sophia Huyer, WISAT Executive Director, presented “Gender Equality and STI in the Knowledge Society: an International Comparison” as part of the Gender and Science Panel at the Brazilian Association of Neuroscience, in Buzios, Brazil on September 13, 2014.
WISAT is among the five shortlisted nominations for the Gender Equality Mainstreaming – Technology (GEM-TECH) Award in Category 5, Closing the ICT Gender Gap. WISAT was nominated for Dr. Nancy Hafkin’s work on the ITU-UNCTAD report, “Measuring ICT and Gender: An Assessment – Report prepared for the Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development.”
A report by the Task Group on Gender (TGG) of the Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development addresses the availability of sex‐disaggregated data, especially in developing countries.
In most countries of the world, women and girls have lower levels of access and ownership of information and communications technologies (ICTs) than men, the effects
October 7, 2013 – WISAT participated in the launch of The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), a coalition of public, private and civil society organizations