ICIAM Activities in Support of Gender Equality

‘Gender Gap in Science’ Project

ICIAM was a supporting organization for the project, “A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?” serving as a supporting applicant, with membership on the executive committee and advisory board for the project.  Funded by the International Science Council to produce data to better understand this gender gap and to support choices of interventions that international unions can feasibly undertake to address this gap.  This project produced a final report with data collected which quantify the gender gap worldwide and which includes information about recommended interventions.  This report can be downloaded here.  Read more of the Gender Gap in Science Project here.

 

Standing Committee on Gender Equality in Science

In 2020, a new Standing Committee on Gender Equality in Science was formed to support women and girls’ equal access to science education and fostering equal opportunity and treatment for females in their careers.  See more about ICIAM’s participation here.

 

Standing for Gender Equality in Science in times of Covid-19

In Dec. 2020 on the UN Human Rights Day, the Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science released a call for all individuals and institutions engaged in science to join forces in supporting women colleagues whose research careers are jeopardized by the pandemic.  See more here and download the document here. 

 

Recent News from Dianoia

Creation of the Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science (SCGES) (https://iciam.org/news/20/6/27/creation-standing-committee-gender-equality-science-scges) (Dianoia, Vol. 8, Issue 3, July 2020).

The Concluding Meeting of the ‘Gender Gap in Science’ Project (https://iciam.org/news/20/4/12/concluding-meeting-%E2%80%98gender-gap-science%E2%80%99-project) (Dianoia, Vol. 8, Issue 2, April 2020).

Messages from the Gender Gap Project (http://iciam.org/news/20/4/14/messages-gender-gap-project) (Dianoia, Vol. 8, Issue 2, April 2020).

Press Release. Karen Uhlenbeck: first woman to win the Abel Prize (http://iciam.org/news/19/8/25/press-release-karen-uhlenbeck%C2%A0first-woman-win-abel-prize) (Dianoia, Vol. 7, Issue 1-2, Aug. 2019).

CSIAM Holds "Women and Mathematics" Forum (http://iciam.org/news/19/10/7/csiam-holds-women-and-mathematics-forum) (Dianoia, Vol. 7, Issue 3-4, Oct. 2019).

Interview by Roberto Natalini with Giulia Di Nunno, 2019 Su Buchin Prize Winner (http://iciam.org/news/19/5/29/interview-roberto-natalini-giulia-di-nunno-2019-su-buchin-prize-winner) (Dianoia, Vol. 7, Issue 1-2, Aug. 2019).

 

 

 

 

 

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