Women in STEM - development and career opportunities

Women in STEM - development and career opportunities
How to motivate, educate, and retain more women in Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM)?
At this event, hosted in collaboration with High5Girls we will present facts, inspiration and discussions on motivations and barriers for women in pursuing a career in STEM. Join us for an evening of new knowledge and network and take part in the discussion


17.00-17.05 Welcome by Marianne Andersen. Founder of High5Girls – a NGO working to motivate more girls to choose STEM

17.05-17.15 Experience from ITU by Camilla Rosengård, Head of Communication at ITU

17.15-17.35 High5Girls inspirational pitches
- Tina Ibsen. Astrophysics. Public engagement. Public and media outreach
- Line Clemmesen. Applied statistics. DTU Compute. Associate professor
- Palak Sehgal. Bioengineer. Co-founder Nordetech
- Mahla Seyedi. Materials and Corrosion Engineer

17.35-18.00 What does research say about Girls and Women in STEM? Henriette Holmegaard. Ph.D. in Science Education, Department of Science Education (DSE), University of Copenhagen

18.00-18.15 Company presentations by KMD. Mette Fredsgaard. Innovation Manager. Office and Technology. Co-founder of KMD female network 

18.15-18.45 Women in Tech Design. Does it matter? By Vanessa Carpenter. PhD Design and Technology. Founder & Designer at Kintsugi Design

18.45-19.00 Q&A, comments

19.00-19.30 Networkings and discovering solutions. 

About High5Girls: 
An NGO organization focused on attracting young women, between the ages of 13-19, into the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). They’ll learn to think like entrepreneurs by exploring needs and discovering solutions. In keeping with STEM and the UN global goals for women, we believe young women can learn new skills and maximize their chances to find new and exciting careers. We’re proud to support the global effort to empower young women to create, innovate, tinker and turn their ideas into reality.
Our mission is to make girls FUTURE-HAPPY. Starting now.

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  • When

    6. okt. 2020 17:00 - 19:30
  • Where

    IDA Conference, Kalvebod Brygge 31-33, 1780 København V

  • Registration Deadline

    5. okt. 2020 - 23:59

  • Organizer

    IDA Young Professionals

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