On Saturday 11th February there will be a celebration around the world of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, initiated in 2016 by the United Nations Organization as part of its fight to reach gender equality. This year, the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) will join in the activities scheduled for that day (https://11defebrero.org) with the activity "TALK WITH THEM: women in Astronomy" which will take place from 10 am to 14 pm in the centre of La Laguna, in Tenerife. To be specific, it will take place in a covered space provided by Galerias Wehbe in Herradores street, and with the collaboration of the City Council of San Cristóbal de La Laguna. The aim is to give face to face publicity of the work carried out by women astronomers and engineers at the IAC, to stimulate interest in scientific and technological careers, and to show that science and technology are not the exclusive province of men.
33 astrónomas que deberías conocer (pdf)
Día internacional de la Mujer y la Niña en la Ciencia (pdf)
"HABLA CON ELLAS: mujeres en Astronomía" (pdf)
Links of other initiatives:
In La Laguna: Actividad “La historia oculta de las estrellas”. Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos, de Museos de Tenerife
Activities all over Spain: https://11defebrero.org/agenda-completa/
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