Women in Science program

Women still account for a minority in Science since they just represent 30% of the world’s researchers. They are also disadvantaged in hiring, getting a promotion, awarding of grants or inviting to conferences. Moreover, the proportion of female authors and reviewers in high level scientific journals is still low. This under-representation negatively affects the careers of thousands of female scientists and the advancement of science globally.

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Gender equality and gender dimension in research are now also frequently highlighted in major scientific Journals, as Science, Nature, The Lancet…. Fondation Ipsen is now engaged to renew the visibility of women in science, medicine and global health, by acting at different levels:

Our actions

– Education: Manga Books (January 2019)

3 stories on women working in various scientific fields whose careers are facing biases and stereotypes…Read more

– Raising Awareness in the scientific community: Webinar: Put talent first Practical steps to eliminate gender bias in science (July 2018)

A live roundtable organized with Science magazine with four experts in gender bias in science…Watch the webinar