ERC and Women and Girls in Science day

The new European Research Council (ERC) President’s statement at the United Nations  Annual “International Day of Women and Girls in Science Assembly” in New York. Women in science: “Not a world of catch-up, but a world of leadership”

 

 

In his key note speech at the UN in New York, Prof. Ferrari spoke out for women in science and gave a message of optimism and hope:

The role of women and girls in science will continue to grow, and is key in our efforts towards a better future. It will no longer be a world of catch-up, but a true world of leadership. We cannot afford to have only one half of humankind fully engaged in the scientific endeavour.

 

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