News and Events


  • Sophia Huyer was recently invited to be on the subcommittee on Systemic Solutions for Climate Change of the USAID Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD)
  • The Gender Advisory Board of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development was recently re-established. See the Gender Advisory Board webpage for more information on mandate and membership. Sophia Huyer is the member for North America.
  • The Global Summit for Gender-Related Chairs and Networks (W36) convened on Aug 19-20, 2021 and brought together UNESCO Chairs from around the world. Click here for a presentation by Gloria Bonder, WISAT Advisory Board member and Director, UNESCO Chair on Women, Sciences, and Technology.