11 Feb 22 | News

Be brave - women in science: Research Luxembourg team players launch video series in collaboration with the Ministry for Equality (MEGA) in Luxembourg

From February 11th to March 8th, six women in science in Luxembourg will be highlighted from each research institution

To showcase the many paths of women in science in Luxembourg, and to inspire young girls to pursue their passion for science, the institutions that form Research Luxembourg (of which LISER is a member of) are launching a video series, in collaboration with MEGA, the Ministry for Equality in Luxembourg.

Choosing the path of science and research can have many trajectories. To show a glimpse of what different science journeys can look like, six women in science in Luxembourg were selected, each representing a different institution, scientific focus, background, and function. From PhD candidates, to science communicators, lab specialists and a professor, the options for a career in science are many.

To mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science, MEGA is organising a press conference on Friday, 11 February, together with the Luxembourg Science Center, and with presence of FNR Secretary General Marc Schiltz, who will be representing Research Luxembourg.

Each video tells a story about a woman in science in Luxembourg, the path they have chosen and why, as well as their message for young girls interested in science.

LISER PhD candidate Denisa Naidin will represent our Insitute.  Her video will be appearing in early march so stay tuned!

You can do whatever you set your mind to! Your unique skillset can produce life-changing innovations, encourage research teams towards exploration, inspire others and help society evolve towards more equality, diversity and openness.
- Denisa Naidin

On February 12th, LISER's 'GG' (Gender Game) will be one of the workshops at the Luxembourg Science Center, an event supported by MEGA and the Ville de Differdange. Learn more about the GG here