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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CAWMSET Commission on the Advancement of Women and Minorities in Science, Engineering, and Technology CGIAR Consultative Group on International Agricultural ResearchCONICET National Research Council Argentina ETAN European Technology Assessment NetworkFREJA Female Researchers in Joint ActionGAB Gender Advisory Board of UNCSTDIAC InterAcademy CouncilIAP InterAcademy PanelINSA Indian National Science AcademyIUPAC International Union of Pure and Applied ChemistryIUPAP International Union of Pure and Applied PhysicsMIT Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyNAE National Academy of Engineering, United StatesNAS National Academy of Sciences, United StatesNAST National Academy of Science and Technology, PhilippinesNCW National Council for Women, EgyptOECD Organization for Economic Co-Operation and DevelopmentS&T Science and technologySET Science, Engineering, and TechnologyTWAS Academy of Sciences for the Developing World TWOWS Third World Organization for Women in ScienceUNCSTD United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural OrganizationUNICEF United Nations Children’s FundWEPAN Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates NetworkWIEP Women in Engineering ProgramWinSETS Women in Science and Technology ScoreboardsWISE Women into Science and Engineering