Women and Girls in Science and Technology

For a week in February, CERN, EPFL and UNIGE Scienscope offer local schools the opportunity to welcome a female scientist/engineer to present her work to classes

International Day of Women and Girls in Science
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Description

11 February is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. On this occasion and for the whole of the week, CERN, EPFL and UNIGE Scienscope offer local schools the opportunity to welcome a female scientist/engineer to present her work to (mixed) classes.

They are invited to tell their story, reveal some mysteries of science and, if they wish, to conduct some small demonstrations. The goal is to change the pupils' perception of the scientific and engineering professions, providing them with female role models. And who knows, perhaps interest more pupils, particularly girls, in a scientific career.

Conditions

  • Schools within 30 km of Geneva
  • Maximum 30 pupils per visit
  • Teachers are expected to prepare their students for the visit of the researcher and to provide a beamer for the presentation 
  • If you want to apply for more than one class, please contact us

Warning: limited number of presentations. In the event of a large number of requests from schools, we may not be able to respond positively to all. We thank you for your understanding.

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Duration
1 hour
Minimum age
7
Maximum age
15
Language(s)
Français,
English,
Other language (subject to availability)
Next edition
From 7 to 11 February 2022
Location

Schools within 30 km of Geneva

Registration procedure

 

Registrations for the 2022 edition will open in December 2021. Subscribe to our Educational Offers Newsletter to be kept informed.

Partners

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