WISAT participated in two panels at the Gender Summit 8 in Mexico City: 1) The plenary panel “Participation of women and girls in science and
Sophia Huyer co-moderated a panel with Ernesto Fernandez Polcuch, Chief of the Science Policy and Partnerships Section at UNESCO, on Promoting Gender Equality in Science on 23rd March at UNESCO in Paris.
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.
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.
Senior Associate Nancy Hafkin participated on the Measuring ICT and Gender Panel organized by the Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development at the WSIS Forum 2013 in Geneva
The lack of technology support for women’s activities is not adequately understood or taken into account in policy or programming, while the numbers of women