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 rapidly established its place in the European and national research policy debates.
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 September is the Irish association TCGEL: Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadershi...Read More
STUDY ON THE OBSTACLES TO WOMEN CAREERS IN ACADEMIA AND ON THE SOLUTIONS PROVIDED BY PUBLIC POLICIES IN SEVERAL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES (OUTSIDE FRANCE) 2016 report of the European Platform of Women Scientists - EPWS For the French ministr...Read More
SAVE THE DATE BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, SEPTEMBER 2015 5 September 2017 EPWS General Assembly 2017 The EPWS General Assembly 2017 will take place in Brussels on 5 September 2017 in the afternoon. More information will be announced by the Association and o...Read More
The European Commission is launching today the fifth edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators to award women entrepreneurs who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market. The first prize is €100 000, with second and thir...Read More
The Institute for Sustainable Urbanism (TU Braunschweig) is organizing the ISU Talks 5 Future Cities conference on November 14, 2017. ISU Talks is a series of conferences to discuss emergent issues of Urban Development. "We believe in the importance ...Read More
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYAxhQ5_Tbs CERN has launched a programme to offer full-time or part-time Fellowships to science and engineering graduates wishing to re-start their careers. This is an outstanding chance for you to update you...Read More
ACCELERATING ERA DEVELOPMENT IN STEM BY PROMOTION OF GENDER EQUALITY IN STEM RESEARCH 20-21 of November 2017 in Vilnius Palace of Grand Dukes of Lithuania Katedros a. 4, LT-01143 Vilnius The conference is held under the patronage of the Pres...Read More
The FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality has published its September 2017 Newsletter. "The next FEMM committee meeting will take place on Monday 25 September 2017. As you can see, in the next weeks we ...Read More
INTRODUCTION "Equality between women and men is a fundamental value of the European Union and one that has been enshrined in the Treaty from the very beginning, as the Treaty of Rome included a provision on equal pay. Over the last 60 years, societal ch...Read More