International Conference/International Exchange

International Conference/International Exchange


Connections: Bringing Together the Next Generation of Women Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Date: July 5 to 7, 2010

■ Date

Monday, July 5 ~ Wednesday, July 7, 2010 (2 nights, 3 days)

■ Organizer

National Women's Education Center;
U.S. National Science Foundation

■ Co-sponsors

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science;
The Japan Science and Technology Agency

■ Venue

National Women's Education Center

Gender equipment in the field of resarch and empoerment of women scientists in particular, is an issue commmon to both Japan and the U.S. Held around the theme "Connections", the symposium attracted the participation of 30 up-and comingJapanese and American women scientists who considered ways of fostering leadership and other effective measures for promoting gender equality, and exchanged opinions on the creation of sciences and technologies opened up by information technology and the fusion of fields with a view to promoting international joint research among women scientists.

■ Publications

☆This report has also posted on NSF Tokyo Regional Office website.

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