WISAT Executive Director Sophia Huyer presented the results of the National Assessments on Gender and S&T at the Office of the S&T Advisor, US State Department on October 28.
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 panel, Gender and Science in the South: a comparative assessment of gender equality in the knowledge society, was held as part of the Sociology of Science and Technology program at the ISA World Congress of Sociology, 13 to 19 July 2014, at Yokohama, Japan.
GenderInSITE is an international initiative to make policy makers aware of the gender dimensions of science, technology and innovation. WISAT was represented by Sophia Huyer, WISAT Executive Director, at the inaugural meeting of ithe GenderInSITE Coordinating Group in Trieste, Italy on February 3 and 4.