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Celebrating the International Women and Girls in Science Day

Two initiatiatives scheduled on 7 and 9 February

To celebrate the International Women and Girls in Science Day 2018 and to join forces to build an inclusive scientific community, ICTP, Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) and SISSA are organizing two events scheduled on 7 and 9 February 2018.

The first one will take place at Antico Caffé San Marco on 7 February 2O18. All SISSA researchers are invited to a discussion aperitivo, starting from 6 pm. Following some short presentations from representatives of Trieste scientific institutions, the floor will be open for a discussion of the current status quo, the specific challenges facing members of our community, and specific events and strategies for moving forward. Aperitivi and light snacks will be served. The event has been organized in collaboration with Soroptimist Trieste.

The second event will take place on 9 February 2018 at ICTP from 10 am to 11 am. In that occasion, a group of female researchers from ICTP and SISSA will give a 5 minute talk to present their research. The audience will be high school students from Trieste.

The International Women and Girls in Science Day official date is 11 February 2018.