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On June 30 the Girls4Tech project school for female programmers, engineers and entrepreneurs was launched in St. Petersburg and Moscow. The school is organized by ITMO University, Moscow Polytechnic University and the Moscow office of international accelerator NUMA. In the next three months, the school’s participants, aided by mentors, will develop their soft and hard skills as part of a tailor-made educational program that includes lectures on innovation marketing and project management, programming classes, prototyping at FabLab, case solving, business games and various other activities.
Participants of the program “Next Generation of Women Leaders in Higher Education”, implemented by UCLA in collaboration with ITMO University, have spent six months working on their projects. Last Friday they presented their results at a meeting in St. Petersburg. Read on to find out how thousands of university employees can be brought together through a social network and how the students’ support system works in the USA.
Dr. Arti Agrawal, lecturer of City University of London and Vice-President of IEEE Photonic Society’s Women in Photonics initiative, came to ITMO to take part in the International Optical Seminar including the session Women in Photonics. ITMO.NEWS asked the scientist about career development and gender discrimination.
February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. At ITMO University, we’re committed to investing in opportunities to education, research and leadership for both genders. Do male and female scientists collaborate differently? A much-discussed study sheds some light.
On February, 11th, it was the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Scientist is one of the world's most interesting jobs, but it sure is not easy. We've asked female scientists from ITMO University to share about how they came to work as scientists, what they dream to achieve and what inspires them.