A passion for science is a feminine key
Depabarina celebrates Women’s Day in Science with two virtual dates for students and all citizens
FPromoting scientific and technological calls among the youth of the region, especially among girls. This is the goal of the initiative Depabarina Steam Promoted by Debegesa Development Agency and agents of the STEAM_Debabarrena Forum, which tomorrow will celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science with various initiatives. Among all of them, there are two hypothetical encounters that feature concerned women from various fields of science. The first targets schools in the region and the second is aimed at all citizens (both events can be registered in the news section of the bptdmakers.eus website).
The default appointment for students (there were already 600 registered yesterday) will be at 10:30 AM under the banner Enjoy, have fun and learn with knowledge It will be run by researcher Mitanni Alonso, who promotes a project looking into how to conserve food, and has already won important awards despite her youth (she is only 20) Hypatia Prize: Young Talent in Science, The Woman Inspiration Award 2019Or recognition of the Intel-ISEF International Competition or Primo with, Named after an asteroid.
Together with Maitane, Valeria Corrales, a scientist, will participate in the virtual meeting targeting the children of Debabarina Schools. Youtube At the age of 12, she is a star on the prestigious YouTube channel Valpat Steam, whose goal is nothing but to “motivate and inspire girls and boys to enter the world of technology and robotics and to take pride in this world.” To do so, they explained from Debegesa, “Valeria and Communications Engineer Patricia make fun tech videos for minors to learn programming, robotics, electronics, 3D printing and math projects.”
The second virtual meeting will be held tomorrow (targeting all citizens) at four in the afternoon under the slogan The Steam Woman: A Passion for Science and Technology It will consist of a round table with the participation of four women scientists and technologists from the region: Amaya Igartua (Coordinator of Materials Initiatives at Tkniker), Anne Rubio (Biochemist and Molecular Biologist), Mylene Arietta (Doctor in Astrophysics and Bioinformatics in Neurodegenerative Diseases at the Sorbonne) and Natividad Garcia (Electronic engineer. Founder and CEO of Nabab Consulting).
In tomorrow’s virtual meetings, girls and women related to various fields of science and technology will participate
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