Women in STEM

A Networking and Discussion Event at the University of Bern

Hear two experienced females with a career in STEM share insights on challenges and opportunities for women in science. After the keynotes, you will have the opportunity to place your own questions in an open discussion with the speakers and two ARTORG researchers.

This free event is designed for female Bachelor, Master and PhD students in STEM subjects at the University of Bern.

Thursday, 21 October 2021
14.00 - 17.00h, online


Time Speaker
14.00h Prabitha Urwyler: Welcome
14.05h Lilian Fankhauser, Abteilung für Gleichstellung von Frauen und Männern: University of Bern Equal Opportunities Support
14.15h Keynote 1: Ioanna Zergioti, Professor for Physics at the National Technical University of Athens and acting CEO at PhosPrint P.C. (google scholar profile)
15.00h Keynote 2: Hedyeh Rafii-Tari, Principal Research Scientist, Auris Health Inc. Robotics and Digital Solutions at Johnson & Johnson (google scholar profile)
15.45h Open Discussion, moderated by Prabitha Urwyler & Stavroula Mougiakakou, ARTORG Center
16.55h Prabitha Urwyler: Closing Remarks

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