The factors that prevent women from pursuing scientific careers were analyzed during the inauguration of the Gender Summit, an international summit that is coming to Latin America for the first time, and will be held in Chile on December 6 and 7.
The value of diversity is emerging as a key factor in achieving higher quality science and sustainable development, says Salome Martínez, a PhD in Mathematics and professor of the University of Chile.
The purpose of this call is to receive presentations oriented to the advancement and development of gender equality in science, technology and innovation, which will be presented during the event to be held on December 6 and 7, 2017 in Santiago, Chile.
Chile will host the first Gender Summit: Science, Technology and Innovation for Latin America in December 2017.
On December 6 and 7 in Santiago de Chile and under the motto “Science, Technology and Innovation WITHOUT LIMITS will change our lives”; the 12th version of the Gender Summit on STI and the first in Latin America and the Caribbean, will be held at the headquarters of ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations), with the participation of more than 450 national and international guests.
This was the initial step for sharing ideas and showing the progress of the 12th version of the summit to be held in December at the headquarters of ECLAC.