International Day for Women and Girls in Science

Visitors at the NEMO science centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

This UN Day takes place each year on 11 February, aiming to "achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls".

This year, Ecsite invites you to...

  1. Watch out for inspirational female scientist videos under #ChooseScience
  2. Inspire teens with the innovative activities offered by the Hypatia Project
  3. Dust up your STEM & gender fundamentals with this Spokes article.


  • #ChooseScience
  • #WomenInScience
  • STEM
  • gender