Workshop on "Women in Engineering: Importance and Challenges" - for International Women's Day 2012

© Annette Jalilova
Sculpture representing the Division for Gender Equality

The debate will explore success stories of women engineers from different cultures and identify women role-models.
It will also focus on the challenges and difficulties that women engineers face throughout their careers and voluntary work, and answer these questions: 1) how can we make engineering more attractive to young women? 2) how can we increase the number of women in engineering through concrete proposals?

Sixty women engineers from around the world will participate.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 08.03.2012 08:00 local time
End 08.03.2012 12:00 local time
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Focal point Sigamoney, Rovani
Organizer Science Sector
Contact Rovani Sigamoney, SC/BES/BS,
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room IX
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 80
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