Peruvian focal point for women in Science From National Academy of Sciences (ANC) The Inter-American Network of Academies of Science (IANAS), led by Dr. Ruth Shady Solis, is inviting women professionals and students to participate in the “Workshop: Reassessing the Role of Women Scientists in the South McCrory Region,” which will be developed virtually on Thursday, January 27 and Friday, January 28, 2022.
The Free Meeting seeks to encourage women – from various scientific fields – from the southern regions of the country, to form a network of interaction between the academies of sciences in Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Uruguay. Through this network, it is hoped to empower Peruvian women through training in science and technology.
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Likewise, this meeting of scientists will promote the formation of inter-institutional and interdisciplinary research teams, in favor of scientific and technological production, so that they are applied to the reality of each region from which the participants come.
At the end of the workshop, the scientists, Composed of seven working groups, it will present an annual agenda that seeks to improve the work of women scientists; Among them is the proposal to implement educational programs focused on girls and young people, in order to ensure early academic and professional empowerment of women.
Scientists, professionals and students wishing to participate must register at this link: bit.ly/TallerMujeresCientíficas-Registro.
Invited participants and speakers
“Workshop: Reassessing the Role of Women Scientific in the Greater Southern Region”, in the presence of the President of the National University Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM), Dr. Jerry Ramon Rovner de Vega; Chairman of the National Council for Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC), Dr.. Benjamin Martina Castillo; President of the National Academy of Sciences of Peru (ANC), Dr. Alberto Gago Medina; And Dr. Gisela Orgida Fernandez, Vice President of the African National Congress.
Similarly, the focal points for the Women for Science (IANAS) program in Bolivia, d. Monica Moraes Ramirez; From Shelley, Dr.; Maria Cecilia Hidalgo Tapia, from Uruguay, d. Anna Dinicola Crissy; Dr.. And from Peru, host country, to stave. Ruth Shady Solis.
To date, the Women’s Focal Point for Science in Peru has developed, since 2015, seven workshops, between national and regional, in order to empower women in the different scientific disciplines. It was last held around 2021, too, and successfully called in scientists from the North McCrory region.
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