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Thursday, 12 January 2023

Barcelona City Council and BIST join forces to promote women’s leadership in science

by Virginia Greco

Thanks to this agreement, various activities oriented at strengthening the presence of women in science and technology and in creating equal conditions in these fields will be put in place.

The Barcelona City Council and the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) foundation have signed an agreement to promote activities aimed at improving gender equity in science. As part of this agreement, the Barcelona City Council has awarded a direct grant to the BIST foundation for the development of the ‘Women leaders in science and technology’ project, which includes a series of activities including a mentoring programme for young women researchers and scientific education projects for students, among other activities.

Read more on the BIST website.