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(Part 1) Third International Day of Women and Girls in Science Forum
8 Feb 2018 -  Opening Segment:
Moderator: Miss Huaxuan Chen
Introductory Remarks:
HRH Princess Dr. Nisreen El-Hashemite, Founder President of Women in Science International League and the Executive Director of the Royal Academy of Science International Trust
H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General (Video Message)
H.E. Dr. Helena Dalli, Minister for European Affairs and Equality, the Republic of Malta
Woman in Science: Ms. Hanzade Doğan Boyer, President of Aydın Doğan Foundation, Turkey
Ms. Daniela Bas, Director of the Division for Social Policy and Development, UN-DESA
Girls in Science: Talya Özdemir, Rebeca Jakogian, Maria Jose Solís Rivera, and Gilda Maria Joaquín Somoza
“Y 4 X” Movement Remarks by:
Professor Farouk El-Baz (Video Message)
HRH Prince Zain El-Hashemite, Ishtiaque Mahdi and Dante Schulz
Equality and Parity in the Science Policy Interface for Sustainable Development
Panelists:
Chair and Moderator: Mr. Nikhil Seth, Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNITAR
Hon Professor Nkandu Luo, MP , Minister of Higher Education of the Republic of Zambia
Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD (Video Message)
Professor Dr. Nguyen Thi Hoang Yen, Viet Nam National Institute of Education Management
Professor Sirimali Fernando, Chairperson of the National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka
Mr. Bruno Le Feuvre, Statistical Analyst, Economics and Statistics Division, WIPO
Ms. Ursula Wynhoven , ITU Representative to the United Nations, New York
Interventions:
Dr. David Crowther, President of National Science Teachers Association: “Engaging ALL students to Create a Foundation of Equality and Parity in Science Education”
Professor Hina Chaudhry, Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York: “Challenges Women Scientists Face and How Governmental Institutions Can Protect Them”
Ms. Oksana Pyzik: University College London, United Kingdom: "Advancing Women in Science Global Leadership”
Dr. Stephanie McGowan, Dean of the School of Education - Felician University: “The Evolving Role of Women and Leadership”
Ms. Aslıgül Atasagun Çebi , Journalist and Producer, Turkey: “Women and Girls in Science Refugees”
Miss Ravdanur Cuma, President of Ravdanur Foundation. “The rights of Women & Girls’ Refugees in Science”
Followed by interventions from the floor
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