CAMPUS UNESCO “Girls for science – are boys and girls equal in science?”

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Special Event
Contact: 
Victoria Dellinger

CAMPUS UNESCO “Girls for science – are boys and girls equal in science?” Within the framework of the L’OREAL-UNESCO program for Women and Science. Tuesday, 21th of March from 10:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m at UNESCO Headquarters, 125 Avenue de Suffren, Paris.
Fatoumata Kebe - PhD student in astronomy at the Paris Observatory, prize-winner of the world competition for young pioneers for the creation of social companies by means of digital solutions

Jean-Paul Ngome Abiaga - UNESCO Project manager in capacity building in sciences and engineering

Doctor Farah Ouechtati, researcher and teacher in neuroscience, grant holder of the L’OREAL-UNESCO program for Women and Science in 2014.

Debate moderated by Victoria Dellinger, Public Relations and Partnerships Officer, manager of UNESCO CAMPUSES

ABOUT CAMPUS UNESCO: To put the expertise of UNESCO teams and partners at the service of the youth for a better understanding of major contemporary issues. Young people exchange on different themes with 3 experts on this issue. Moderation and one of the experts are from UNESCO, others are civil society voluntary speakers. Since 2014, 40 CAMPUSES raised awareness to over 10,000 young people. On major themes such as: sports and citizenship, peace, sustainable development, human rights, girls’ education, genocides, freedom of expression and cultural heritage.