The creator of Cultura Tech works for reduce social and gender inequalities through the developing of robotic workshops for girls and boys.
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Girls and boys learn programming in two workshops promoted by CONICYT
Fostering curiosity about technology and providing tools in the area of information technology, was the purpose of these activities, held on Thursday, November 9, in Santiago and Quinta Normal schools, within the framework of the Gender Summit 12 organized by CONICYT.
Gabriel León: “Men have a hard time understanding how privileged we are”
The author of the book “La Ciencia Pop” recounts his experience working in mostly female teams, with the conviction that good ideas can arise in any brain, regardless of gender.
Ingeniosas Summit: US experts share their experiences of gender equality with academics from the world of science
The conversation was a satellite activity of the Gender Summit 12, an international event organized by CONICYT and that reaches Latin America and the Caribbean for the first time.
Elizabeth Pollitzer: “If gender equality works in science, it can be applied to the entire society”
The promoter of the Gender Summit and director of Portia organization explains how research with a gender focus can have a positive impact in all fields.
Nélida Pohl: “Gender stereotypes are determined at an early age”
The Chilean biologist and scientific communicator explains that talents do not have to do with sex, but with a cultural construction that begins in early childhood. The more diversity, she explains, the greater the possibility of finding talents for science.
Gender Summit 12 presents its final papers
In the context of the international gender event organised by CONICYT, the contest performed in September received more than 70 papers about sciences, technology and innovation related to this topic.
Gender equity stands from astronomy and engineering
At the seminar organized by ALMA and AUI, the vice principal of CONICYT’s Unit for Studies and the Institutional Coordinator of Gender, Paula Astudillo, submitted about the national reality in the training and promotion of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Beatrice Ávalos, National Education Award: “Women can be directors of schools”
For the doctor in Education is necessary to increase the presence of men in schools to enrich the training, but also she believes that it is important to value women in managerial positions.
Ricardo Uauy: “We are not all the same, but we must all be measured by the same yardstick”
The winner of the National Award for Applied Science and Technology in 2012 is one of our country’s most authoritative voices on science, thanks to his publications, his career as a professor at the University of Chile, and his position as director of the Institute for Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA). Based on this experience, he explains his vision of gender inequality, a topic that will be addressed by the next Gender Summit 12, to be held on December 6 and 7 in Santiago.