Session 4: Gender and Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Conference Room 4, UNHQ

Official meeting

This session will discuss issues related to attracting and retaining women in STI/STEM fields and, supporting women entrepreneurship, including through access to capital.

Chair: H.E. Ms. H. Elizabeth Thompson

Moderator: Ms. Špela Stres, 10-Member Advisory Group; and Head of Innovation and Technology Transfer Center, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia

Panelists
• Mr. James Heintz, Andrew Glyn Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
• Ms. Alice Abreu, Professor Emerita, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Member of the Gender Advisory Board of UNCSTD and of the Steering Committee of GenderInSITE
• Ms. Aliza Inbal, Director, Pears Program for Global Innovation, Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research, Israel

Interactive discussion
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