The sustainable agenda: women, science and innovation

In the first episode of the season, Natalia Lopez and the entire T13 team bring us, on their various platforms, developments in women’s participation in science. Chapter One on Monday 28th at 8:00 PM on T13 LIVE.

Skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, better known as STEM, are key to addressing some of the key challenges of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

This week in sustainable agenda We review the progress and challenges the country faces in this regard, emphasizing the four local winners of the L’Oréal competition. For Women in Science. That’s why Irene del Real, Camila Banales, Claudia Maturana and Mabel Vidal tell us about their experiences in first person.

Also, Gloria Montenegro, the scientist who won the L’Oréal-UNESCO Latin America Prize for the first time in 1998, diagnoses the developments in this regard, considering that Only 3% of the Nobel Prizes in Science are awarded to women.

In addition to the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation, Carolina Torrealba diagnoses public policies to promote women’s development in this field.

To close in our corporate department, Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability in Real Shelley, Marcela Siri, provides details of the French company’s competition and notes the company’s sustainability policies.

Main data

During 2020, 28% of people had jobs related to science and engineering They were women, according to the Gender Radiogram in Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation. In addition, female participation in the ICT sector is only 5%, compared to what was indicated by the Chilean Association of Information Technology Companies.

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