The European Platform of Women Scientists is an international non-profit organisation that represents the needs, concerns, interests, and aspirations of more than 12.000 women scientists in Europe and beyond.

Since its inception in 2005, more than 100 networks of women scientists and organisations promoting women in science from 40 countries have joined the Platform, working for the promotion of equal opportunities in the research fields of all scientific disciplines and aiming to give women scientists a voice in European research policy.

The European Platform of Women Scientists has more than 100 member networks in 40 countries that represent more than 12.000 women researchers.

Strengthened by the disciplinary and geographical diversity of its membership and its highly profiled Board of Administration, the Platform is an established stakeholder in European and national research policy debates.

Latest Interviews with our Members

Every month, for you, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one Member Association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here Our member for January is the association European Physical Society.   For the European Physical Society, Rüdiger Voss, P...

Every month, for you, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one Member Association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here Our member for December is the Dutch association Delft Women in Science (DeWiS) Network.   For DeWiS, Astrid Taal, coordin...

Every month, for you, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one Member Association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here Our member for November is the German association Netzwerk Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung NRW. For Netzwerk Frauen- und Gesc...

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