21-25 March 2022
Salon de actos del IATA
Europe/Madrid timezone

String theory and gender: a European experience

22 Mar 2022, 15:05
Salón de Actos del IATA

Salón de Actos del IATA


Prof. Mª Antonia Lledó (UV)


In March 2013 the COST Action MP1210 The String Theory Universe was initiated for a duration of four years. The objectives were mainly scientific, but we were comitted to take a series of actions to address the problems that women that want to pursue a scientific career confront.
Given the huge imbalance in the area (only 15% of the Action members were women) we thought that the problems were severe and something had to be done.
In this talk I will speak about the initiatives that we took in order to make visible these problems to all of our colleagues and favour a change of perspective.
I think that our conclusions are still valid today.

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