Technology

Interview of the Month: Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership (09/2017)

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 Leadership (formerly WiSER), based in Trinity College Dublin. TCGEL is an EPWS associate member.   For TCGEL, Professor Eileen Drew ...
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The Millennium Technology Prize

The Millennium Technology Prize is Finland's tribute to innovations for a better life. The Prize is worth one million euros and it is awarded every second year. The Prize highlights the extensive impacts of science and innovation on society, even on humanity at large. General principles of the Millennium Technology Prize: Awarded to disruptive technological innovations that enhance the ...
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Inspiring women: Scaling up women’s entrepreneurship

  Panel discussion on 25 April titled "Inspiring women: Scaling up women's entrepreneurship". Chancellor Merkel discusses with Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, IWF director Christine Lagarde and Ivanka Trump, daughter and assistant to US president Donald Trump, how to promote female entrepreneurship on a larger scale around the world. Watch the Full Video "The G20 countries have set ...
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Interview of the Month: ASDO (04/2017)

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 April 2017 is the Italian association ASDO.     For ASDO, Giovanna Declich, Executive director, has accepted to answer the EPWS questionnaire. Contact this association: info@asdo-info-org ...
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Wallapop women’s scholarship – Apply Now

    Ironhack Enterprise offers digital skills training for large companies - the company is based in Madrid, Barcelona and Miami. wallapop offers local classified ads in an innovative virtual market environment. The two companies have been questioning the lack of women software developers and decided to create the wallapop women's scholarship to help more women learn coding or UX/...
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Women in IT scorecard

BCS, e-skills UK and Intellect, with support from BERR, have worked in partnership to produce a ‘Women in IT scorecard.’ The report starts with an analysis of the low female representation levels in the IT workforce and then follows this issue back to the apparent reluctance of females to take Computer Science / IT related subjects at Higher and Secondary Education levels. The purpose of t...
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“Greenlight for Girls”: encouraging girls to love science, math, engineering and technology

A keynote at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe described Greenlight for Girls, which aims to give girls around the world the opportunity to love STEM. There is growing anxiety within tech companies about the lack of skilled professionals to keep up with demand. There’s also a realization that one of the largest untapped resources is women. A keynote at the recent Embedded Linux Conferenc...
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UNESCO Science Report: Towards 2030

  There are fewer grounds today than in the past to deplore a North–South divide in research and innovation. This is one of the key findings of the UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030 launched on 10 November 2015. For two decades now, the UNESCO Science Report series has been mapping science, technology and innovation (STI) around the world on a regular basis. Since STI do not evolv...
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Innorobo – human robotics event, Paris

    Innorobo is a human-scale event to stimulate a true dialog on the role of robots in our society and to show the impact of new technologies in our professional and personal lives everyday. Its mission is to present the state of the art of world robotics to a diverse range of markets through an exhibition illustrating the vast array of robotics technologies, conferences wi...
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Interview of the Month: Association of Hungarian Women in Science (01/2016)

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 Hungarian association Association of Hungarian Women in Science - AHWS (Nők a Tudományban Egyesület – NaTE)      Dr. Dora Groo, the President of the Association of Hungarian Women in Scien...
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