Session 1 - Girls and Young Women in Science - 2013 ECOSOC Youth Forum "Shaping tomorrow's innovators: Leveraging science, technology, innovation and culture for today's youth"
Although there are encouraging signs, women are still under-represented in science whether in basic scientific research or at higher decision-making levels. This session explores the ways in which STI can promote and facilitate gender equity.
Dr. Mandë Holford, Co-founder of the World Association of Young Scientists and Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, City University of New York, Hunter College and Graduate Center
Ms. Dana Bazzoun, 2012 UNESCO-L’Oréal Fellow and PhD student, American University of Beirut and Purdue University
Ms. Geneviève L’Espérance, Co-founder of GenINC and Graduate student, McGill University