Are you ready to discover your future career path?
SAVE THE DATE for the upcoming event: POTENTI’ELLE IN SCIENCE on Thursday 9 February, 17:30 – 20:30 at ISL.
This is an event for everybody to celebrate the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science to inspire young people 8 to 18 years old to learn more about careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). After some keynote speeches, students will have an opportunity to engage in dedicated workshops for each age group, led by women with an inspiring career in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, academia and NGOs. The young attendees, and their accompanying adult, will engage with role models from STEM disciplines and get a real understanding of their diverse academic and professional experience.
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A variety of workshops have been arranged for primary and secondary students appropriate to their age and enabling all students to meet leaders from a variety of professions in STEM.
There will be a workshop for parents and educators on “Unconscious Bias in education choices and careers” led by Dr. Eglantine Jamet www.artemia-executive.com and https://sem-association.ch/fr/acceuil/ . This workshop will explore the gender split in careers and education and the biases which impact choices and decisions. It will be interactive and is designed for parents, teachers and any other interested adults.
Holder of a PhD in social sciences, Eglantine Jamet has worked in the field of gender studies since 2001, both in academic research as Senior Lecturer at the University of Paris Nanterre, and on field. In her research, she has extensively explored the issue of women’s access to spheres of power. The co-founder of SEM Succès Egalité Mixité, a non-profit organization that promotes gender equality in education, and of Artemia, a consulting and executive search firm that helps companies benefit from more diversity along the corporate ladder, Eglantine strongly believes that gender balance is a key to a more inclusive and innovative workplace.