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About 400 people from around the world are gathering at the Gender Summit 7 - Europe today and tomorrow to focus on gender inequality and gender bias in the science community, the consequences for research and innovation, and ways to respond. We will be posting updates here and on social media, and you can see the live Twitter stream below. Meanwhile, we invite you to check out these related stories:


Upcoming Gender Summits announced

Posted by Alison Bert | November 6, 2015 at 3:45 CET

  • Mexico City: The Gender Summit - North & Latin America will be in Mexico City April 28-29, 2016. It was announced by Dr. Julia Taguena, Deputy Director of CONACYT, Mexico (@Conacyt_MX)
  • Japan: A 2017 Gender Summit will be in Japan in May or June 2017. It was announced by Prof Miyoko O. Watanabe, Deputy Executive Director of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).
  • Montreal: The Gender Summit - North America is being planned for Montreal in Nov 2017. Dr Serge Villemure, Director of Scholarships & Fellowships, Research Grants, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Canada (@NSERC_CRSNG) broke the news.

Learn more about the Gender Summits.


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Dr. Alison Bert, DMAAlison Bert (@AlisonBert) joined Elsevier in 2007 from the world of journalism, where she was a business reporter and blogger for The Journal News, a Gannett daily newspaper in New York. As Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier Connect, she works with people around the world to publish daily stories for the global science and health communities,

In the previous century, Alison was a classical guitarist on the music faculty of Syracuse University. She received a doctorate in music from the University of Arizona, was Fulbright scholar in Spain, and studied in a master class with Andrés Segovia.

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