Resources on women in science

Wrapping up the theme on International Women’s Day, here is a compilation of the different links posted throughout the week on our social media pages and external channels, with a few additions to delve deeper into gender issues:

Good reading!


IBP Community Podcast: Ndeye Ndack Diop, Capacity Building Leader  Part I – Part II

Dr P. Revathi, PhD Genetics, working on molecular breeding for parental line improvement in hybrid rice:

A multimedia Expo from GCP, with blog posts, podcasts and videos:


Across CGIAR

Celebrating Gender in Agriculture, on SlideShare:

CGIAR: Gender focused research – the tools and the strategies

First newsletter of the CGIAR Research Programme on Maize, focusing on Gender:

Profiles of gender scientists working for ILRI Livelihoods, Gender, Impact and Innovations Program

CCAFS blog: Gender-dimensions of climate-smart agriculture: what do we really know? -


Women in science and international development

Archives of Women in Science and Engineering - Iowa State University e-library:

Biographies of Women in Science - Eastern Illinois University:

Virtual exhibit of pioneers and first women to receive advanced graduate degrees in their discipline from the Smithsonian Institution:

Progress towards meeting the MDGs for women and girls

The Women in Science interactive tool from UNESCO, with the latest available data on gender gaps in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields for countries at all stages of development. Available in English, French and Spanish


External lectures and panels

TED Talks: top 10 moments for women in TED as curated by Anna Verghese, deputy director of the TED Prize

Panel exchange on the experience of men working for strong, influential women (IAEA)

International Women’s Day Lectures from the University of Edinburgh:


Get engaged

The girl effect:

Her Challenge Your Challenge

Participate in a Wikipedia edit-o-thon: the WikiProject Women scientists is looking for editors:

Gender-neutral writing, on SlideShare:


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