Today, 11th February, Labion celebrates the International Day for women and girls in Science!
This event was established on 22nd December 2015 and it is intended to “promote full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls.” The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is implemented by UNESCO and UN-Women, in collaboration institutions and civil society partners .
This Day is an opportunity to Gender equality is a global priority for UNESCO, and the support of young girls, their education and their full ability to make their ideas heard are levers for development and peace.
Only 30% of STEM researchers are women and about 30% of STEM students are girls.
“Despite a shortage of skills in technological fields that are driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution, women still only account for 28% of engineering graduates and 40% of graduates in computer science and informatics, according to the forthcoming UNESCO Science Report whose chapter on gender in science, entitled To be Smart the Digital Revolution will Need to be Inclusive, is being published on 11 February to mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science.”
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To learn more visit https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/womenandgirlinscienceday