Next Friday, May 13, 2022, starting at 3 pm, the UFMG Support Foundation (Fundep) and the State Center for Innovation will be promoting the seventh edition of the event women in science. with the subject Researchers and mothersThe event, open to the public and free of charge, will be broadcast by Foundation’s YouTube channel. Entries must be made by simpleIt is the same site where the certificates will be issued to the listeners.
The meeting will be attended by Professor Adriana Neumann, of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, and UFMG master’s student Giselle da Mata, ambassadors for the Parents in Science Project, which discusses parenting in Brazilian science. The inclusion, in 2021 by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), to register maternity leave for researchers registered on the Lattes platform is the result of this initiative.
Gillian Trindade, Professor in the Institute of Biological Sciences (ICB) at UFMG, Carolina de Sousa, Professor at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), and Luana Moraes, CEO of ImunoTera Soluções Terapêuticas, will also attend the event. The mediation will be facilitated by the Head of Communications of the State Center for Innovation, Luana Aquino.
Gender equality in science
On the impact of motherhood on her career, Gillian Trindade stated: “I join the whole group of women who have seen their activities become so pervasive that they would never have had a moment to focus and run after the project. Every conference in my area for several years.” “I’ve only recently made the time to do things that bring pleasure and remind us that we women also exist outside of motherhood or profession,” she adds.
“The appreciation of mothers of researchers and scientists contributes to the permanence and progress of these women at the beginning of their academic career and helps to organize assessment scales in all areas of science,” Gisele da Mata reflects on actions that promote gender equality in science.
More information about the event can be found on the Fundep website.
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