Academic journal article Journal of Research in Gender Studies

Women Scientists as Global Solution Providers Celebrating AMONET's 10th Anniversary

Academic journal article Journal of Research in Gender Studies

Women Scientists as Global Solution Providers Celebrating AMONET's 10th Anniversary

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Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

December 1-2, 2014, http://www.molinslght.net/4isa

The IV International Symposium Amonet took place at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, in Portugal, Lisbon, during two days - 1st and 2nd December 2014. Celebrating AMONET's (Portuguese Association for Women in Science) 10th Anniversary was focused on "Women Scientists as Global Solution Providers," "Amonet Database - Mapping Portuguese Women in Science," and the Round Table: "As Mulheres na Ciéncia como Geradoras de Soluçoes" Moderators Margarida Marques/Isabel Lousada (UTAD, CESNOVA/UNL and AMONET)

Researchers and scientists of many areas of scientific knowledge attended the meeting and there was an interesting debate on several subjects such as female leadership, political participation, women writers and conciliation - family /work.

Claudine Pousada, renowed scientist, Ana Gomes, Member of the European Parliament, and Claudine Hermann, Vice-President of the EPWS - European Platform for women in Science, also co-founder and the first president of the association Femmes et Sciences - France, amongst Rector of Universidade de Evora, Ana Costa Freitas and Director of New University of Lisbon's Law Faculty were keynote speakers. …

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