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Twenty-four Basque entities, among them Tecnun, will jointly organize the 7th edition of Emakumeak Zientzian
The goal main goal of this initiative is to make it clear that science is for girls.
16 | 12 | 2022
Twenty-four Basque entities, among which are Tecnun, join forces around project Emakumeak Zientzian through the signature of a new collaborationagreement , thus ratifying their commitment to the objectives of the initiative: to make visible the activity of women in science, to break with the typically male roles attributed to scientific-technical activities and to promote the choice of scientific careers among girls and adolescents. With these objectives in mind, the organizations are joining forces to organize a joint program of activities on the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, which is celebrated every year on February 11.
The 24 signatories of the agreement for the joint organization of the 7th edition of Emakumeak Zientzian are an important representative of the science and technology fabric in the Basque Country.ª edition of Emakumeak Zientzian are an important representative sample of the science and technology fabric in the Basque Country: Centro de Física de Materiales (CFM CSIC-UPV/EHU), Achúcarro, CIC biomaGUNE, CIC nanoGUNE, University of Deusto, POLYMAT, Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM), Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL), Biodonostia, Ceit, Cidetec, Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC), Elhuyar, Eureka! Zientzia Museoa, Fundación Biofísica Bizkaia (FBB), Ikerlan, Ingeniariak - Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros Industriales de Gipuzkoa, Parques Tecnológicos de Euskadi, Tecnalia, Tecnun-Escuela de Ingeniería, the School de Informática, the Escuela de Ingeniería de Gipuzkoa and the School de Chemistry of the UPV/EHU.
This union is the result of an initiative -Emakumeak zientzian- of 'open doors' with an agglutinating vocation and which is clear that we are better by adding up. Thus, thanks largely to the involvement and dedication of dozens of professionals in the field of science and technology (researchers, university professors, engineers, etc.), the organizers are already working on the design of more than 50 activities so that the message that 'science is for girls' reaches and permeates as many people as possible issue . The complete program will be announced on January 18 and registration will be open at that time.
It should be noted that during the past year, the Emakumeak Zientzian initiative has won the 1st award STEAM Euskadi and the special accredited specialization gender perspective in the category of Most Innovative Initiative of Education STEAM promoted by other entities, awarded by the department of Education of the Basque Government and Innobasque, as well as the recognition of the City Council of San Sebastian through Fomento San Sebastian during the IX edition of the Innovation Week.