The government is promoting a deal to showcase and attract women to science
Madrid, February 9th (EFE). The government will promote an agreement, which a total of 45 entities have already expressed their intent to join, in order to attract more women to the sciences, to highlight the work they have developed in this field, and to promote girls’ interest in technology, mathematics or engineering.
This was announced by a spokeswoman for the Minister, Maria Jesus Monteiro, during the press conference held after the Council of Ministers and before the celebration, next Thursday, of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the date announced by the United Nations to show the image. For the work of women scientists and to promote scientific and technological advocacy for girls.
Maria Jes مونتs Monteiro emphasized the pioneering role of science during the pandemic and that society has focused on this field as one of the great hopes for overcoming the crisis and stressed the importance of highlighting the work that many scientists are doing. field.
The Ministry of Science and Innovation, a spokesperson for the ministry, will present a report that depicts the current situation of young researchers and delves into the possibilities of increasing the career of girls and young women in scientific and technological majors.
“If we do not correct access today, the problem will persist in a few years,” said the executive spokeswoman, and emphasized that the number of women choosing jobs in science or technology or fields such as mathematics or engineering is much lower than other degrees.
To promote these professions and attract more women to science and technology, the Ministry of Science will promote an agreement, Maria Jesوسs Monteiro announced, and confirmed that 45 entities have already expressed their intention to join the initiative. EFE