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: http://bit.ly/1q7MhnR

A multimedia Expo from GCP, with blog posts, podcasts and videos: http://bit.ly/N15BTY

 

Across CGIAR

Celebrating Gender in Agriculture, on SlideShare: http://slidesha.re/1ncZm06

CGIAR: Gender focused research – the tools and the strategies http://bit.ly/1fVhQNe

First newsletter of the CGIAR Research Programme on Maize, focusing on Gender: http://bit.ly/1gfCsw5

Profiles of gender scientists working for ILRI Livelihoods, Gender, Impact and Innovations Program http://bit.ly/1cdGjOg

CCAFS blog: Gender-dimensions of climate-smart agriculture: what do we really know? - http://ow.ly/ud1lB

 

Women in science and international development

Archives of Women in Science and Engineering - Iowa State University e-library: http://bit.ly/1fbukfh

Biographies of Women in Science - Eastern Illinois University:http://bit.ly/1mZBHjM

Virtual exhibit of pioneers and first women to receive advanced graduate degrees in their discipline from the Smithsonian Institution: http://bit.ly/1igjgFe

Progress towards meeting the MDGs for women and girls http://bit.ly/1cIHnop

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 http://bit.ly/1kDapho

 

External lectures and panels

TED Talks: top 10 moments for women in TED as curated by Anna Verghese, deputy director of the TED Prize http://glmr.me/1npfit1

Panel exchange on the experience of men working for strong, influential women (IAEA) http://bit.ly/1nj6LYn

International Women’s Day Lectures from the University of Edinburgh: http://bit.ly/PactjP

 

Get engaged

The girl effect: http://bit.ly/1fQQLWU

Her Challenge Your Challenge http://bit.ly/1npld0Z

Participate in a Wikipedia edit-o-thon: the WikiProject Women scientists is looking for editors: http://bit.ly/1lCup3V

Gender-neutral writing, on SlideShare: http://slidesha.re/1ldpKCh

 

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