The IREC women researchers will participate in “100tífiques”, February 11, 2021, to bring science and the role of women in Science closer to young students within the framework of the “International Day of Women and Girls in Science” to encourage the promotion of careers in STEAM among girls and strengthening the connection and interaction of scientists and citizens.
The #100tífiques initiative brings the women scientists and technologists to share they own experiences and promoting a real image of a scientist breaking stereotypes and motivating young girls to pursue their STEAMS careers. These talks will be aimed at an audience aged 11-12 years old (6th primary school and 1st secondary School). About 20,000 young people are expected to be reached.
Due to the current pandemic situation the talks will do the talks using online platforms. The advantage of this format has increase the capacity to reach a higher number of schools located in all areas and to offer a repository of recorded sessions for students can later explore other scientific disciplines and professional experiences. A total of 490 researchers and 483 secondary schools will participate in this third edition.
IREC is involved in the activity led by the BIST, the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRi) and the Education Department of the “Generalitat de Catalunya” (Catalan Government). The IREC’s women researchers that will participate to promote the scientific and technical vocations in the framework of #100científiques event on February 11, 2021, International Day of Women and Girls in Science are:
- Arianna Pesce, researcher at the Nanoionics and Fuel Cells group, participates in an inspiring talk addressed IES Eduard Fontseré, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona.
- Carolina Duque Sierra, researcher at the Nanoionics and Fuel Cells group.
- Cristina Corchero, head of the Energy Systems Analytics research group.
- Joana Aina Ortiz, researcher at the Thermal Energy and Building Performance group, participates in an inspiring talk addressed to 1st ESO students at the Institut Marianao in Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona.
- Lucile Bernadet, researcher at the Nanoionics and Fuel Cells, participates in an inspiring talk addressed to 5th and 6th ESO students at the CEIP Montcau Gelida (Montcau Primary School) in Gelida, Barcelona.
- Mariana Catalina Jiménez, researcher at the Energy Systems Analytics group.
- Meril Tamm, researcher at the Thermal Energy and Building Performance group.
- Victoria Rebillas, researcher at the Energy Systems Analytics group, participates in an inspiring talk addressed INS Nou Palafrugell, Hospitalet de Palafrugell, Girona.
More information in the 100tífiques website.