Teagasc celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science
The United Nations, partners worldwide, women and girls mark today, Thursday 11th February 2021, as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. It’s an opportunity to take a stand for women and girls in science and break the stereotypes that hold them back. Teagasc features women in science
The United Nations, partners worldwide, women and girls will mark Thursday, 11th February 2021, as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. It’s an opportunity to take a stand for women and girls in science and to break the stereotypes that hold them back.
In support of this initiative, Teagasc is running a social media campaign on:
featuring Teagasc Women in Science across various roles and research programme areas to show the diversity of careers available to women in science at Teagasc.
You too can get involved by:
- Liking, sharing and commenting on posts
- Posting your own photos of you at work on the above-mentioned social media platforms using the following hashtags and @symbols: #WomenInScience #Teagasc @Teagasc @UN_Women
For more information on the initiative see: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/international-day-of-women-and-girls-in-science#social
In this booklet you can read about 77 talented women working in STEM in Teagasc. These are just some of the many women working in Teagasc who are contributing to the development of the Irish agri-food industry.
Teagasc Women in STEM (PDF)
GenderSMART is a European partnership on gender equality in agricultural and life sciences.
It is an EU funded project which started on 1st January 2019. It is a 4 year project funded under Horizon 2020. Winning this project has been hugely beneficial for Teagasc as it has provided us with much needed resources to focus specifically on gender equality.
Follow the link to find out more GenderSMART