Webinar GISE project “Data for gender equality in STEM” via Zoom, 8th December 2022 @12noon UTC

A webinar to close the INWES-KWSE 2022 Gender In Science and Engineering (GISE) project will be held on Thursday 8th December at 12noon UTC until 13:15 UTC. We welcome all those interested in INWES activities and gender data and policy to take part. This is a first announcement and further details will be added soon.

To take part, please register here: https://inwes.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcud-yhpjopHNzRXLLW52cdXCIvuMEtzaS3 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. For queries, please contact the GISE Project Manager Dr Sarah Peers.

After a welcome by Prof Jung Sun Kim (president of INWES, Vice President of Dongseo University, and senior member of KWSE), the civil leader, author and global advocate on sustainability, purpose driven leadership, global health and gender equality Katja Iversen will set the scene on international gender policy. There will follow an update on the GISE project followed by a panel discussion: “GISE for Action – in what ways might the results of the GISE surveys be used to drive change for women in STEM?”. Panel members include key activists in gender and STEM in Africa, and from UNESCO including Cindy Gamassa, Chryspin Afifu, and Dr Evi Viza.

Katja Iversen’s Biography

Katja Iversen is an executive adviser, author, board member and global advocate on sustainability, purpose driven leadership, global health and gender equality.

She is a sought keynote speaker and moderator, and she holds various board and executive advisory roles, including with the World Economic Forum, Women Political Leaders, 4LifeSolutions, Kings College Institute for Women’s Leadership, Goal Goals World Cup and Global Health 50/50. She also sits on UNILEVER’s Global Sustainability Advisory Council and is appointed a UN Food Champion and Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador.

Ms. Iversen, who is Danish, has a background as a leader in civil society, the United Nations, and as a cross-cultural leadership trainer for Fortune 500 executives. She has been a member of Prime Minister Trudeau’s and President Macron’s  G7 Gender Equality Councils, an advisor to Bill and Chelsea Clinton and the Clinton Global Initiative, on MIT Solve Challenge’s Women and Tech Leadership Group, and the President of Women Deliver among many other things. She has moderated debates at Harvard, in Davos, at the UN and on TV.

Katja was one of the original members of 100Women@Davos, was named Dane of the Year in 2018, and included in Apolitical’s Top 20 of Most Influential People in Gender Policy in 2019. In 2018, her book on Women and Networking came out.

Read more here: https://katjaiversen.com/

For updates and more details on the GISE project, please see the GISE webpage www.inwes.org/gise.

This event will be livestreamed on the INWES YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/@INWES_Global .

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