In light of the upcoming International Day of Women and Girls in Science to be held on 11th February 2021, the Embassy of Israel would like to share with you some inspirational projects led by leading Israeli institutes, which encourage women and girls to be actively engaged in the science field.
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science was declared by the United Nations General Assembly, to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further enhance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
Please find below some background information about the projects and links to their websites.
Stuck at Home? – The website which offers fun scientific activities to everyone
By Davidson Institute of Science Education, the educational arm of Weizmann Institute of Science
She Space – The project that inspires young girls to study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
By Ben Gurion University of Negev
She Codes; - The project that integrates women in software development and high-tech
By Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Service and other leading organizations, institutions and high tech & software companies