Realizing that the low representation of women in science and engineering is a major hindrance to global capacity building in science and technology, the IAC formed an Advisory Panel on Women for science with the mandate to review previous studies, provide examples of effective projects already implemented, and issue a set of actionable recommendations addressed particularly to the world’s science and engineering academies.
The recommendations and action items developed through the work of this Panel are presented in this report and are grouped around three themes:
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Co-chairsJohanna (Anneke) LEVELT SENGERS, Scientist Emeritus, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, U.S.A. Manju SHARMA, President and Executive Director, Indian Institute of Advanced Research, Gandhinagar; and former Secretary of Biotechnology, India
PanelistsKen-ichi ARAI, Emeritus Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan Jocelyn BELL BURNELL, Visiting Professor, University of Oxford, England Ayse ERZAN, Professor, Istanbul Technical University; Researcher, Feza Gursey Institute for Basic Science, Istanbul, Turkey Nancy IP, Professor, Head of Biochemistry and Director of the Biotechnology Research Institute and Molecular Neuroscience Centre, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China Lydia MAKHUBU, Professor, University of Swaziland, Kwaluseni, Swaziland Armando PARODI, Head, Laboratory of Glycobiology, Fundacion Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAnne STEVENS, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Americas, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.A. Jennifer THOMSON, Professor, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa
StaffJan PETERS, Study directorSteven J. MARCUS, Report editorJudy HEMINGWAY, Statistics and case studiesLaura van VEENENDAAL, Project assistant